Drains are overflowing, creeks are gushing, trees are toppling and late Thursday morning nearly 11,000 PG&E customers in the Oakland-Berkeley hills lost power.
UC Berkeley cut down 42 trees on Dec. 28, 2108, to address “long-deferred maintenance.”
In a non-scientific reader poll conducted by Berkeleyside in December 2018, Sixth Street, between Allston Way and Dwight Way, was voted the worst paved street in the city. Berkeleyside drove that stretch of the street on Dec. 11 to document the bumpy ride.
More than a third of nearly 1,200 votes in Berkeleyside’s non-scientific poll of worst paved streets in Berkeley went to one street. And, yes, we have video.
A week of events across the Bay Area, organized by Oakland-based nonprofit Not in Our Town, grew out of Berkeley’s 2017 ‘Berkeley Stands United Against Hate’ poster campaign.