The burrowing owls that make Cesar Chavez Park their winter home are bringing together dog owners and bird fans to enforce leash laws to protect the rare birds.
City Council members will consider allowing three cannabis events a year, where people can smoke and buy on site. They wouldn't permit this in other city parks, but they regard César Chávez Park as a dumping ground.
There was excitement at the Berkeley park as the last time one of the cute owls was seen there was in March 2017.
The controversial preacher said he came to Berkeley because his staff urged him not to, saying progressives wouldn't listen to him. People did show up, but not in great numbers.
The controversial preacher and Trump supporter is coming to Ground Zero of the American progressive movement with messages both religious and political.
More than 20 people have been living in RVs parked along Marina Boulevard for months.
A birdwatching tour boat ran aground just after leaving the Berkeley Marina on Saturday afternoon, stranding 43 people and a dog on board, authorities report.
The director of the Parks Recreation and Waterfront Department seems to have a strange and troubling resistance to replacing park Porta Potties with permanent bathrooms.
A rare burrowing owl was found dead recently at Berkeley’s Cesar Chavez Park, raising some concern in the community.
Despite its rusty exterior and a certain 'Leaning Tower of Pisa' quality, the 1989 flare station was likely good, assuming regular maintenance, for another decade or two of service.
By Rubi Abrams
The need for permanent restrooms in Cesar Chavez Park has been on the City’s agenda since at least 1977, when the North Waterfront Park Land Use Plan said that “of course, a park headquarters building and restroom structures will be needed for the park to function.”  The 1991 Conceptual Master Plan for North Waterfront Park envisioned restrooms as part of a constructed park entry area. “Permanent restrooms” in the park formed part of the 2003 Berkeley Marina Master Plan.
For years, Berkeley resident Martin Nicolaus has been coming out to César Chávez Park to admire its natural beauty and take photographs — a collection of which he published in a book last December.