Street paving, affordable housing at BART could see surge of new funding — if voters back largest-ever ballot measure.
Homeowners in the Berkeley flatlands can now build two-story accessory dwelling units in their yards — as long as they inform their neighbors and tenants first.
The plan would shift much of the city’s spending from major corridors to neighborhood streets, with a focus on West and South Berkeley.
Berkeley hasn’t decided whether to grant 61 workers’ requests for medical or religious exemptions to the vaccine mandate.
Mayor Jesse Arreguín and others are making the case for a new measure raising hundreds of millions of dollars for infrastructure and housing.
Mayor urges Berkeleyans to avoid high-risk activities during omicron surge, stops short of calling for indoor event and dining restrictions.
Amid “phenomenal” rise in cases, Berkeley health official says “we need to find ways to be able to live our lives with COVID.”
City officials and the project’s contractor are pointing the finger at one another for problems with the $8.7 million renovation.
The son of a California civil rights leader, Rumford was honored with a plaque on Sacramento Street earlier this year.
Doctors say residents now have added protections to help them stay safe.
Supporters say enforcing parking meters on Sundays could help shore up Berkeley’s parking fund, which has been battered by the pandemic.
Gyms, offices and houses of worship, among other spaces have the option of dropping masks requirements.
The proposal to end free two-hour parking sparked a backlash from residents and businesses.
The new Residence Inn by Marriott, which opens Friday in downtown, is the fourth-tallest building in Berkeley and the city’s biggest in half a century.
The former trackbed of a Santa Fe railroad line that once cut through West Berkeley could become a multi-block city park.
A new stoplight at Virginia and Sacramento streets will soon be joined by other changes around the station.