Berkeley will end its mask requirement when the rest of Alameda County reaches low case rates and high vaccination levels.
The project is planned for the site of Berkeley’s Grayson Street homeless shelter. City officials have long known the site was only temporary.
The city is making a key update to its housing plans. Here’s how the process works and how you can get involved.
Micromobility rentals could start later this year after the city approved a set of long-delayed regulations for the industry.
Nearly 14,000 properties in Berkeley could add new housing under the law, but experts say its impact will likely be modest.
Workers have until Nov. 15 to get vaccinated, unless they can claim a medical or religious exemption from the requirement.
Plastic bags in the produce aisle and thicker bags for groceries and takeout would be banned under a proposal in its early stages.
Proof of vaccination will be required at restaurants, bars, clubs, gyms, dance and yoga studios, and events with at least 1,000 attendees. Also: theaters where food or drinks are sold.
City leaders are launching a new effort to create “objective standards” that could determine how easy it is to build in Berkeley.
Workers at those businesses and several others will also be required either to get vaccinated or receive weekly COVID-19 tests.
If past attempts to raise tall apartment buildings in downtown Berkeley are any indication, the plans could prove contentious.
One firefighter was injured during operations Tuesday but is recovering. Crews are planning to return to Berkeley soon.