The water in West Berkeley's Aquatic Park is currently unsafe for any human contact, the city said Friday evening, following substantial increases in bacteria there, lab tests show.
Warning notices around West Berkeley's Aquatic Park lagoon will remain in place through the weekend, the city told Berkeleyside late Friday afternoon.
A huge increase in E. coli bacteria at the north end of Aquatic Park has caused the city to urge community members to minimize activities that require contact with the water. Warning signs are being posted.
Officials hope a new law will help keep popular, dangerous products out of kids' hands.
Berkeley Unified is famous for its lunch program, but kids are coming home from school with barely eaten sandwiches and tales of scarfing down food, sometimes in as little as five to 10 minutes.
People who went to Berkeley Bowl on May 7 could be at risk of contracting the disease, officials said Friday.
The building comes just two years after Bayer built a $100 million quality assurance building on its 46-acre campus in West Berkeley.
Berkeley school news — in brief.
Soda taxes don’t seem to work — at least not yet. More effective policies are needed to reduce the human and social costs of poor nutrition in California.
A new education event series aims to separate the facts from the fiction and the science from the hype about cannabis.
A new health impact assessment examines the possible effects of the closure or relocation of Alta Bates.
A new state law requires free supplies at schools with high poverty levels, but a Berkeley policy could go further.