A several-year effort to designate Campanile Way as a city landmark hit a major bump last month when the City Council reversed a decision by the Landmarks Preservation Commission to do just this.
What takes 10 months and 178 pages of administrative record? Approving a sign in Berkeley.
There is a proposal to add a neon 'Skydeck' sign at the top of 2150 Shattuck Ave. Not everyone is happy about the idea.
In the past five years, the population of Berkeley has grown 5.5%, but its housing supply has only increased 1.2%.
A dead body on Panoramic Trail. A ghost town in the Sierra Mountains. A German professor who happens to be a werewolf. Mystery and science fiction writer William Anthony Parker White — known by his pen name, Anthony Boucher — brought these tales and many more to life in a second-floor office in a house right off Telegraph Avenue, often weaving Berkeley’s people and places into the backdrop of his stories.
Representatives of Berkeley Honda told the Berkeley City Council earlier this week that its future in the city may be in jeopardy, particularly in light of a new petition filed last week to landmark the building Honda hopes to one day occupy.
The group of Berkeley residents that lost a petition to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to landmark the view from Campanile Way is now appealing that decision before the City Council tonight. The group, led by former LPC Commissioner Steven Finacom, is concerned that a development at 2211 Harold Way would mar what they argue is a historic view.
The Berkeley City Council took its first steps Tuesday to prioritize which community benefits it will require from developers, and affordable housing and local union jobs were the top priorities.