Gov. Newsom signed a bill Thursday preventing California cities from setting parking requirements for new developments near public transit.
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City could change zoning rules for Solano, College and North Shattuck to encourage construction
There are two contested races for Berkeley City Council in 2022, while two members are cruising unopposed to re-election.
“I feel like I’ve served with the seriousness and integrity that the voters deserve,” Droste told Berkeleyside in an exclusive interview. “My family needs me now.”
The proposal to end free two-hour parking sparked a backlash from residents and businesses.
No, there won’t be any “corporate-style office park,” as flyers posted in the neighborhood and on social media falsely claimed.
Six months into the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen an increase in homeless campsites around town, Berkeley is stepping up efforts to tackle problematic behavior and firming up plans for its first sanctioned camp.
Walt Disney has waived a $250 fee it previously demanded for a “Lion King” screening at Emerson Elementary after the incident became national news.
Two Berkeley officials expressed outrage over a copyright infringement case at Emerson Elementary School.
The city has decided not to grant developer Hill Street Realty more time to secure financing for the 18-story Berkeley Plaza project on Harold Way.
Efforts are afoot at City Hall to see if the 18-story, $150 million mixed-use housing complex planned on Harold Way may still, in fact, be viable — even though the developer told the city that he had scrapped the plans.