To mark the fire’s 30th anniversary, we produced a 30-minute podcast looking back at the historic blaze that forever changed how the East Bay looks at wildfires.
The benefits are part of a broader 30-year development agreement for a major expansion at Bayer’s West Berkeley campus.
Some community members say the cameras will turn Berkeley into a “surveillance city” while others say they are sick of the violence.
The 4-month-old garden boasts Cherokee Purple tomatoes, Chiletepin peppers and many other Indigenous and California native plants.
On Tuesday night, Berkeley officials banned most ghost guns in the city.
A Red Flag Warning has been issued for Berkeley and the East Bay hills due to gusty offshore winds and dry conditions.
In July, the city’s new Police Accountability Board kicked off, replacing the longstanding Police Review Commission, which was formed in 1973.
Young unhoused people in Berkeley and surrounding cities will lead the decision-making process about how to use the federal grant.
PG&E has not indicated it is planning to cut power during the wind event, but said plans could change.
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.
Berkeley will no longer funnel messages from AC Alert to Nixle to prevent redundant messages and confusion, the city announced.