Contractors working with the city submit artificially low bids to win projects and then ask for multiple changes that hike the cost way up. The city plays along.
The pool at King Middle School stays open year-round. Why can't the pool at West Campus, which serves south Berkeley, do the same?
Highly regarded by her peers, Hogan has done hundreds of audits, all aimed at making Berkeley city government function better. Her plans now include picking up jazz singing again.
Phil Harper-Cotton grew up playing ball in Berkeley parks and has dedicated his life to creating programs for the residents of Berkeley. He retires Friday.
The North Berkeley park has a natural feel. Some neighbors fear that will be impacted if Berkeley installs a patch of artificial grass for a swing set.
During her nearly 40-year tenure as recreation coordinator, Donald launched the Marina's nature education program, the Kite Festival, cleanup programs and more.
On Monday afternoon a small event was held to mark the 'groundbreaking' for Phase 1 of the Rose Garden Trellis Restoration Project.
Renovation work at Terrace View Park in North Berkeley, originally scheduled to be completed by Sept. 15, has been pushed back until Oct. 30 due to construction complications. Located between Fairlawn Drive and Queens Road, the park has been closed off completely since April 27.
By Natalie Letcher
“The City’s budget is a reflection of City policies, goals, and priorities. The budget process assigns resources to address the goals, objectives, and community priorities set by the City Council.” Christine Daniels, City Manager
Berkeley has been ambitious in trying to make our city as beautiful and livable as possible. We have 52 parks, five community centers, 38 picnic areas, three camps, two pools, a marina, and 95 facilities (aka buildings). And that’s only a partial list.
I write this on behalf of directors of Berkeley Budget SOS, Committee for FACTS, Northeast Berkeley Association, Council of Neighborhood Associations, LeConte Neighborhood Association, and many other residents and groups opposing Measure F.