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.
Natural gas pollutes more than electricity per dollar, yet PG&E only allows cities to tax them the same. As an incentive to switch to electricity, customers should pay more for gas
The backyard shed is made out of a cheap, earthen material similar to adobe and not recognized in the building code.
More than 100 people turned out Monday night to offer feedback to the city of Berkeley, which is updating its Bicycle Plan for the first time in over a decade.
The Berkeley City Council unanimously adopted a new law Tuesday night aimed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by making local buildings more sustainable, but included carve-outs — at least initially — for properties with up to four units.