A dozen or more sirens are expected to be installed. They’ll be capable of broadcasting spoken evacuation messages targeted at individual neighborhoods.
A new evacuation software system called Zonehaven is scheduled to go live on June 15.
The city said the unauthorized course would be removed, but demolition has been postponed at Councilmember Susan Wengraf’s request.
As California virus rates improve, lockdown restrictions are easing in group living settings.
The city of Berkeley is soliciting ideas on how to make Hopkins Street available to all, but the process has not been smooth.
Curative, the private company running the site, is concerned about the liability of using volunteers at the Golden Gate Fields site.
Charles Herring has raised hundreds of succulents over the years, but some residents believe they are attracting mice and want them gone.
The developer will build 10 townhouses at 1915 Berryman St. after it was determined it didn’t warrant landmark status.
Three campaigns raised the most money in 2020: for Moe’s Books, Rialto Theaters and a West Berkeley metal shop making plastic face shields for health workers.
An Amtrak train hit and killed a 30-year-old man in Berkeley on Nov. 22.
Masks may be the only constant from past years for fall celebrations upended by COVID-19.
A group of activists believes that the proliferation of 4G and 5G sites will increase radiation output and increase cancer cases. Widely accepted science does not back them up.
The public health division uses contact tracers to figure out who has become exposed to the novel coronavirus. Then those people are asked to self-isolate to stop further spread.
Unions want to be able to continue building and argue their workers can follow social distancing rules.
Individuals and groups have set up systems to connect volunteers with people who need help. So far there are more volunteers than people seeking assistance.
Theaters are selling fewer tickets, museums are seeing fewer visitors, and restaurants are seeing a significant drop in business.