We checked in with EBRPD naturalist Ashley Adams to get the lowdown on how to deal with these potentially dangerous creatures.
The federal judge rejected the defense argument that Amer Alhaggagi was an Internet troll who had been joking around when he talked about setting off bombs and killing 10K people.
A 22-year-old man was arrested in Richmond in connection with multiple car burglaries at many locations in the regional park over the course of two days.
The rules state that dogs need to be on leashes the whole time, but the law is routinely ignored making the beach an unwelcoming place for many. There needs to be a compromise.
Amer Alhaggagi has admitted to opening social media accounts for ISIS and planning bombings and fires around Berkeley. His attorneys say he was just kidding around.
The closure, which has been done during the newts' seasonal migration for over 20 years, allows the salamanders to seek out the higher air moisture levels they favor for breeding.
When construction is completed in 15 months, people will be able to walk or bike all the way from Oakland to Richmond.
Nestled off-trail in Tilden, the structure's days are numbered.
Amer Sinan Alhaggagi admitted he opened Twitter and Facebook accounts for people connected to ISIS. The FBI said he also had plans to set bombs throughout the Bay Area.
Thanks to a group of volunteers who stepped up to take care of this hillside trail, many walkers are now enjoying the benefits of hiking it.
Undergrounding utilities in Berkeley would provide some safety benefits and aesthetic upgrades. But it’s the equivalent of doing a kitchen remodel before replacing the leaky roof.
By Jim Rosenau
The East Bay Regional Park District has closed Lake Anza to swimming due to high levels of toxic algae. The decision was made after tests showed the toxin Microcystin had reached dangerous levels, and the news came before the official swim season ends next Friday, Sept. 9.