No injuries were reported in the Sunday evening fire on Fairview Street, but a longtime South Berkeley family has lost their home.
Fireworks remain prohibited, and several roads and parking lots commonly used as viewpoints for Fourth of July celebrations in the Berkeley Hills will be closed to vehicles.
A total of 15 emergency warning sirens will eventually be installed across Berkeley, alerting residents about fires, earthquakes and tsunamis with spoken evacuation messages.
Abraham Roman will assume the position of deputy chief of operations at the San Rafael Fire Department on June 27.
Temperatures are expected to peak in the low 90s Tuesday.
The new Outdoor Nature Lab is the UC Berkeley museum’s biggest expansion in 20 years.
Visitors driving to the Berkeley shoreline no longer have to undergo a teeth-jangling, suspension-rattling experience.
A heat event Friday will send temperatures into the mid- to upper 80s in Berkeley, and the low triple digits in interior portions of the East Bay.