For many, an over-the-counter zoning certificate may be all that's needed now, rather than going through public hearings and paying thousands of dollars.
A group of neighbors has formed South Berkeley Now! to promote transit-oriented, low-income and service-enriched housing in the neighborhood along Adeline Street in South Berkeley.
The latest phase of the years-long process to develop a long-range plan is on display through Friday.
A film about legendary Berkeley activist Mable Howard and her daughter, noted artist Mildred Howard, tells a bigger Berkeley story.
Council says it will consider the possibility of sanctioned encampments for homeless residents in Berkeley.
The encampment's lawsuit against BART and the city of Berkeley will go forward, however.
BART police evicted the camp around 5 a.m. On the opposite side of the BART tracks, the "Here There" camp remains intact.
A temporary restraining order buys the "Here There" camp one more week, but its neighbor camp on the same plot of land could be evicted tonight.
The Bay Area Rapid Transit District has put two South Berkeley homeless camps on notice that it's time to go.
BioFuel Oasis on Ashby Avenue has launched a fundraising campaign to help it create an online store, get better signage, and buy a shipping container to use as storage on the site.
About 100 South Berkeley residents showed up to a town hall organized by Councilman Ben Bartlett to discuss a homeless activist encampment and its demands for a portable bathroom.
After ousting it from several previous sites, the city has allowed the First They Came for the Homeless camp to stay at the Berkeley-Oakland border for several months.
On Tuesday, Berkeley broke ground on Harper Crossing, 42 affordable homes for low-income seniors at 3132 Martin Luther King Jr. Way (between Woolsey and Fairview) in the heart of the Lorin District.