Investigative reporter and UC Berkeley journalism school lecturer Mark Schapiro explains why efforts to reclaim the global seed supply is more important than ever.
More than two months after a neighborhood outcry over the fate of trees and plants in Berkeley's traffic circles, the city has not yet decided what role neighbors may play in tending them in the future.
In response to a significant community outcry, the city has taken a step back from a plan to remove "any and all trees" from the 60 or so traffic circles in Berkeley.
Peter Rich, who opened Velo Sport on University Avenue, was instrumental in furthering the career of Greg LeMond, the only American to have won the Tour de France, and others.
Eleven cities participating in East Bay Community Energy will switch over commercial accounts in June, and residential in November.
The backyard shed is made out of a cheap, earthen material similar to adobe and not recognized in the building code.
The new Heyday book, by Berkeley native Oliver James, is part field guide, part coffee-table topper and part political call to action.
New lanes for bicycles and buses are coming to Bancroft Way, the southern border of the UC Berkeley campus, cycling advocates have announced.
Berkeley cyclists are slated to take to the streets Thursday for "Bike to Work Day" with "energizer stations," a ride with the mayor, a happy hour after work, and more.
Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council unanimously approved, in concept, a 20-year vision to improve the city's bicycling infrastructure.
Berkeley could once again become a national leader if it adopts the Berkeley Deep Green Building plan.
Residents have long been concerned about odors and other pollutants emanating from Pacific Steel Casting on Second Street, lodging hundreds of complaints with local and regional bodies.