Francisco Silva's death was one of six worker fatalities in Berkeley over the past 10 years, according to data from Cal/OSHA. Silva was "the type of guy that always offered a hand," his best friend told Berkeleyside.
350 bicycles can also park in the structure, along with 20 electric cars (it’s wired for an additional 37). There is an area for public art and a store.
A fully rebuilt parking garage with access on Center and Addison streets is set to reopen by early September, and is stacked with sustainable features, city staff said Tuesday.
A 72-year-old man walking downtown earlier this month was seriously injured during an attack from behind when a group of young men shoved him down and kicked him, BPD said.
Two parolees, a woman from Oakland and her 2-year-old toddler crashed their Acura while fleeing officers who tried to stop them Friday to investigate an auto burglary, police said.
A high school girl walking in Berkeley on Thursday morning was held at gunpoint and raped, authorities report.
Berkeley’s Center Street garage is set to close at the end of the month to make way for a modern, new garage with hundreds more parking spots.
Spirit Residential is planning to build 91 new apartments over an underground parking garage on San Pablo Avenue just south of Addison Street in West Berkeley. A U-Haul rental outlet used to operate there but is no longer in business.
Update, 5:55 p.m. Dana Ellsworth of the project team told Berkeleyside the gym will remain in place for three more years while the project team seeks permits.
[Editor’s Note: This story was updated after publication to include a comment from Berkeley rap musician Hotboi Weez.]
As plans proceed for an updated municipal garage on downtown Berkeley’s Center Street, project details are firming up, and the plan for where people can expect to park while construction is underway has been released.