As a police review commissioner, I observed the Urban Shield exercises last September. They provide critical training for first responders that Berkeley needs.
I read Patricia Mapp’s Oct. 27 and Isabelle Gaston’s Oct. 26 Opinionater articles suggesting that utility undergrounding is not an important priority when considering public safety and disaster preparedness. I totally disagree. I have first-hand experience when it comes to utility undergrounding, emergency preparedness and public safety. I am a former public works director in […]