Chancellor Carol Christ tells Berkeleyside progress is being made on the university's housing plans. Also: Buildings that might come down because of seismic issues, and the novel experience of a balanced budget.
Since 2014, there have been 1,022 housing units built, across 17 projects, according to the latest "housing pipeline" report issued by the city. About 842 units, in 15 projects, are expected to be done by 2020.
Settlement discussions between the two sides did not go very far, even though Berkeley and Cal both say they want to resolve their differences outside of court.
The Regents of the University of California are scheduled to vote Wednesday on the Upper Hearst Development project to create faculty housing, a parking garage and a new academic building for the Goldman School.
The city of Berkeley says it may file a lawsuit against the University of California tied to concerns about hefty population growth on campus and what it sees as unplanned impacts on the city.
Jesse Arreguín says Cal should not fold projected enrollment increases into an environmental impact report for a new student housing project. He also argues the university should pay more for police and fire services.
Berkeleyside has scoured planning documents and our archives to bring you the latest information about housing built, under construction, approved and proposed in Berkeley as of August 2019.
Berkeleyside has pored over city records and our own archives to bring you a roundup of many of the larger housing projects that have been completed since 2012. The report was updated in August.
Berkeleyside has pored over city records and done our own reporting to bring you a robust roundup of recent and forthcoming housing developments around the city. This report was updated in August.
The longtime fondue spot will be demolished for a new development project, but owner Laleh Heravi Aryan, an Iranian immigrant and single mother who's been in charge for nearly 20 years, hopes to relocate.
While there are more people than ever on the Cal campus, water and fuel consumption have declined because of programs designed to save energy.
An eight-story student housing complex on Bancroft Way, to include about 330 beds, has been approved by Berkeley's zoning board right across the street from the Cal campus.