Berkeley’s Independent Redistricting Commission is expected to make its choice for a new map over the coming weeks.
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.
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.
Supporters say enforcing parking meters on Sundays could help shore up Berkeley’s parking fund, which has been battered by the pandemic.
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.