Officials approved a new Kaiser Permanente medical center on San Pablo Avenue after property owner Wareham agreed to give four months of free rent to several of its struggling tenants who have to move.
Some of Berkeley's biggest developers, concerned about homelessness, have donated to the city fund. At least two of them did so while Berkeley was considering their projects.
We present a round-up of how the different candidates are doing in terms of raising campaign funds.
By Lisa Tsering
On Tuesday night, a Berkeley City Council majority upheld a 2012 zoning panel decision to allow the construction of a new 100,000-square-foot lab building in west Berkeley.
Four years after Wareham Development proposed transforming a historic West Berkeley warehouse into a laboratory building, the company is seeking to tear down the entire structure instead of preserving two brick walls.