The City Council has put off considering this ordinance time and time again.
Each year, new spending measures are passed without addressing two basic questions: (1) what is the price tag, and (2) what is the impact on existing services? Our city manager can change that.
A City Council majority affirmed approval Thursday night of an 18-story building with 274 units planned at the site of the downtown Berkeley Walgreens at 2190 Shattuck Ave.
First, Berkeley banned Styrofoam. Then it joined in the wave to ditch plastic bags. Tuesday night, city leaders voted to jettison, in large part, disposable plastic foodware.
Plastic foodware is a major contributor to litter in Berkeley and across the planet. The Single Use Foodware and Litter Reduction Ordinance will transition Berkeley from plastics to reusable and compostable foodware.
Racial disparities in policing in Berkeley are well documented, and in fact, are worsening. City management must act soon to address these and other concerns.
BART has the authority to build what it wants at the station, but the City Council and neighbors weighed in this week.
A flood of building permits has strained the department, which is now overhauling its practices to be more responsive to applicants.
This week, the Berkeley City Council approved a West Berkeley zoning change for half a parcel that may allow Kaiser to open a new medical facility at Parker and 10th streets.
A new health impact assessment examines the possible effects of the closure or relocation of Alta Bates.
The city of Berkeley expects to spend more than $20 million in the next year on a range of ambitious infrastructure projects funded by Measure T1, a $100 million bond that won landslide support from voters in 2016.
Despite clear qualms, the Berkeley City Council said yes Tuesday to a staff proposal to bring shared electric scooters to Berkeley in 2019.
Community members and officials said goodbye Tuesday night to two outgoing City Council members and the city auditor — all of whom are stepping down this week after a combined 72 years of public service.