There are real needs for maintenance and improvement in the park but the city’s plan in its current iteration will not solve those financial problems.
Working under cerulean skies with a fresh westerly breeze, six volunteers spent part of Memorial Day bringing the Peace Symbol in Cesar Chavez Park back to life.
City Council members will consider allowing three cannabis events a year, where people can smoke and buy on site. They wouldn’t permit this in other city parks, but they regard César Chávez Park as a dumping ground.
Contractors working with the city submit artificially low bids to win projects and then ask for multiple changes that hike the cost way up. The city plays along.
There was excitement at the Berkeley park as the last time one of the cute owls was seen there was in March 2017.
Every city, every movement, every industry, every issue, every leading mover and shaker gets its due in this masterwork by the emeritus professor of geography at UC Berkeley.
This intellectual and political book tells the story of a single, extraordinary life, but also explores in detail original humanity and the modern African diaspora.
The director of the Parks Recreation and Waterfront Department seems to have a strange and troubling resistance to replacing park Porta Potties with permanent bathrooms.
Unless the Parks and Waterfront Department gets real, the T1 bond money will be a case of pouring new wine into cracked old bottles.
Cesar Chavez Park has had porta-potties for 25 years Photo: Martin Nicolaus The need for permanent restrooms in Cesar Chavez Park has been on the City’s agenda since at least 1977, when the North Waterfront Park Land Use Plan said that “of course, a park headquarters building and restroom structures will be needed for the […]