Berkeley’s solution to the “shuffle” of drivers moving their cars every two hours is getting pushback from some businesses and residents.
Firms owned by people of color and women lost out on millions as contracts flowed disproportionately to white men, a report found.
About 3,000 Berkeley 5- to 11-year-olds — 48.5% of the age group — were partially vaccinated as of Thursday.
The $1.2 trillion bill could fund a faster BART commute and repair Bay Area bridges — but don’t expect it to fix Berkeley’s potholes.
Seven other officials will get salary bumps too. City officials contend the raises bring top Berkeley leaders’ pay in line with what other local governments offer.
At least 80% of Berkeley’s city workers are fully vaccinated, based on limited data released Wednesday.
Officials are considering plans to redesign four busy streets near UC Berkeley. City leaders rejected an effort to add bus lanes to Telegraph more than a decade ago.
“It’s going to have a serious impact, especially on low-income folks,” Councilmember Terry Taplin said.
One plan would replace much of the corridor’s parking with protected bike lanes. Another would keep parking, but leave bicyclists vulnerable.
Offices, gyms and more could soon drop face-covering requirements — but only if they follow strict guidelines.
Homeowners outside the hills could get quick approval for accessory dwelling units up to 20 feet tall under new regulations.
Gauges near Ohlone and Strawberry Creek parks also totaled over 7 inches, taking into account rain that fell Saturday evening and Sunday morning.
New state laws require swift approval for many ADU projects. Should those rules be more strict in areas facing wildfire risk?
The proposed 44-unit project aims to take advantage of Berkeley’s move to eliminate parking requirements at new apartment buildings.
Landmark Theatres is vacating the century-old theater. One of downtown’s most distinctive buildings now faces an uncertain future.
The benefits are part of a broader 30-year development agreement for a major expansion at Bayer’s West Berkeley campus.