The plaza, which will host the historic Ashby Flea Market, will be discussed at a virtual meeting on Oct. 3.
Berkeley to put $67M towards affordable housing projects
The projects include affordable housing on church properties in South Berkeley and the Homekey hotel in Northwest Berkeley.
Black churches in Berkeley use neighborhood ties to vaccinate underserved groups against COVID-19
Religious institutions are offering COVID-19 vaccines to their communities in familiar settings.
Berkeley votes for historic housing change: an end to single-family zoning
The unanimous vote kickstarts a 2-year-long process which would see about 9,000 more housing units at various income levels built over the next several years.
Planning Commission approves Adeline plan with 100% affordable housing goal
The commission says the percentage is not a requirement, but an aspiration. Community and BART talks are ongoing.
Ashby, North Berkeley top BART’s list of stations to build housing faster
Berkeley’s efforts to help lead the charge to build hundreds of new apartments at the Ashby and North Berkeley BART stations have landed the city at the top of the transit agency’s list for short-term development plans.
Berkeley wins $42 million in grants for 150 units of affordable housing
Mayor Jesse Arreguín said it’s the largest amount he could recall Berkeley ever having gotten from the state for affordable housing over his 16 years serving the city.
Berkeley’s Juneteenth Festival began in 1986; this year it has gone online
The festival, which celebrates the abolition of slavery in the United States, was slated to happen Sunday but instead will go online this year.
With SB35 approval, affordable housing to replace South Berkeley credit union
Cooperative Center will move so that a 100% affordable housing project, which includes units for tenants who were formerly homeless, can be built.
Habitot Children’s Museum is ready to move, but fundraising poses a challenge
Now that the 18-story complex at 2211 Harold Way has fallen through, Habitot no longer faces immediate eviction. But it must still raise millions to move to its new site in South Berkeley
Housing-and-hotel combo among new buildings proposed in South Berkeley
Local developers have set their eyes on South Berkeley and put forward their vision for at least two new buildings where Walgreens and True Value now operate.
People’s Bazaar, South Berkeley ‘cultural landmark,’ closes shop after 47 years
The store looked like an overflowing attic full of antique finds.