Two developers, working in conjunction with the Jones family who own the land, want to build two Class A R&D buildings.
North Berkeley Senior Center, rose garden among first 45 T1 projects
Part of Adeline Street has been completely repaved and improvements are planned on University Avenue at the marina. Live Oak Park’s community center is being rebuilt. It’s all part of T1 bond measure work underway now.
City hits pause on removal of Berkeley Big People sculptures
The artist, Scott Donahue, has asked for a halt so he can search for a third-party buyer. He still believes Berkeley mishandled the process.
Berkeley issues ‘all-clear’ — for now — at Aquatic Park
Bacteria levels in the water at Aquatic Park have been within normal limits for the past two weeks, prompting city staff to tell the community Friday evening that it’s all right to go back in the water.
Bacteria levels continue to rise at Aquatic Park; water still off-limits
The city is stepping up efforts to determine why dangerous bacteria that may cause illness have been proliferating in Aquatic Park since early August, making the park off-limits for recreation in recent weeks.
City says to ‘avoid the water at Aquatic Park entirely’ after latest test results
The water in West Berkeley’s Aquatic Park is currently unsafe for any human contact, the city said Friday evening, following substantial increases in bacteria there, lab tests show.
Aquatic Park water quality test results delayed; warning signs remain posted
Warning notices around West Berkeley’s Aquatic Park lagoon will remain in place through the weekend, the city told Berkeleyside late Friday afternoon.
E. coli spike at Aquatic Park: City warns against contact with water
A huge increase in E. coli bacteria at the north end of Aquatic Park has caused the city to urge community members to minimize activities that require contact with the water. Warning signs are being posted.
The slated removal of I-80 bridge sculptures proves to be polarizing issue
There are more pressing issues in our community, but something about the decision to remove the city’s most expensive piece of public art got Berkeleyside readers riled up.
Berkeley arts commission votes to remove controversial sculptures on I-80 bridge
While the artistic merit of Scott Donahue’s Berkeley Big People artworks remains a point of debate, the commission says its decision to “deaccession” was based on the cost of maintaining the work.
Car found floating in Berkeley’s Aquatic Park
The fire department did not find anyone inside the car, which had been stolen.
After 40 years, the Jones family is selling its 8.7-acre West Berkeley property
The parcel is being marketed as the Berkeley Innovation & Technology Park. It is one of three large parcels in West Berkeley that are currently for sale.