The California Restaurant Association filed a lawsuit against the city of Berkeley in federal court Thursday over its decision in July to ban natural gas in many new buildings.
The city of Berkeley will no longer allow natural gas pipes in many new buildings starting Jan. 1, 2020. It’s the first city in California to pass such a law, officials said.
To the potential dismay of cooks and chefs, Berkeley City Council is set to discuss an ordinance that would prohibit natural gas infrastructure in new buildings.
Berkeley school news — in brief.
Kids of all ages took to the streets in Berkeley and San Francisco to demand action on climate change.
First, Berkeley banned Styrofoam. Then it joined in the wave to ditch plastic bags. Tuesday night, city leaders voted to jettison, in large part, disposable plastic foodware.
In November, most residents were switched over to the new East Bay Community Energy provider.
A proposal before the School Board this week could bring more climate-change lessons and compost bins into schools.
The backyard shed is made out of a cheap, earthen material similar to adobe and not recognized in the building code.