Berkeley Hills residents will soon be required to have a 5-foot ember-resistant zone around their homes. The state is getting more serious about its defensible space laws for fire prevention.
Investigators say no cause was determined for the May 2 fire at the former Anna Head School. UC Berkeley says no decision has been made on the buildings’ fate.
Leonard Powell hopes the court will find that Berkeley and a receiver mismanaged his home code problems.
Richmond Mayor Tom Butt took matters into his own hands, and worked with a contractor to bury the creature Thursday.
The city has cut down nearly 300 trees, mostly eucalyptus and Monterey pine, since 2019 and is now ramping up defensible space inspections of private property in high-fire areas.
A male gray whale found early last month has been anchored near Brooks Island and spotted by boaters coming into the Berkeley Marina.
An anonymous donor paid $435,000 to save part of the Ashby Community Garden in Southwest Berkeley and has given it to the Sogorea Te’ Land Trust.
The owner of Hella Yoga found that his business partner, Kelly Johnson, had used company computers to register a business for her boyfriend to spread hate.
The flyers have been tied to a fringe white supremacist group. Similar flyers have been distributed across the Bay Area.
The odds of a worst-case tsunami hitting Berkeley in the next 50 years are 1 in 20, experts say. Such an event could cause up to 10-15 feet of flooding.
Most nursing homes don’t have enough rapid tests for managing omicron, leading to poignant decisions on who they can help.
The Anna Head School opened in 1892. Now a group of historians, architects and contractors wants to work with UC Berkeley to preserve some of the school’s decrepit buildings.