The city overhauled its residential parking permit system in July — putting applications online and ditching the old bumper stickers — in an effort to modernize the program. But the transition wasn’t easy.
The Netflix show has come in for its share of criticism, not least for its graphic depiction of issues such as suicide and rape.
Many readers have wondered this week why downtown Berkeley’s Civic Center Park was suddenly fenced off Monday. The answer? Improvements are coming.
Berkeleyside had several inquiries in the past week about algae growing over in West Berkeley’s Aquatic Park.
A burgeoning trash pile was cleaned up last week hours after Berkeleyside sent Union Pacific an inquiry about it. We now have the scoop on how to report dumping along the tracks.
It’s definitely not just you. Late-night and skipped mail deliveries, suspect delivery “attempts,” slow service and mis-delivered mail: Berkeleyside has received complaints about the U.S. Postal Service from more than 80 Berkeley residents in the past week who detailed a range of problems throughout October. And some say there has been trouble for much longer. “USPS has been horrible […]
It wasn’t a conspiracy, and it wasn’t by design. There were no portable toilets at the Solano Stroll on Sunday due to “a simple error,” event organizer Allen Cain of the Solano Avenue Association told Berkeleyside this week. Exactly whose error is a matter of dispute. Cain said he emailed in the toilet order months before the […]
The U.S. Navy reported this week that it sent the pilot who flew low over Berkeley earlier this year to a review board to “examine the aeronautical judgment of the aviator during the flight.” Berkeleyside broke the news Monday after receiving a response to a request for an update from Navy spokeswoman Lt. Reagan Lauritzen. In January, […]
Update, Jan. 28, 3:35 p.m. See Berkeleyside’s update on this story. Update, 2:56 p.m. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor identified the loud plane that flew over Berkeley as “an F-18 out of NAS Lemoore.” He said the Navy would know more. Berkeleyside will follow up. Naval Air Station Lemoore is in Lemoore, California, about 40 miles south of Fresno. […]
“Did you know how amazing it is simply to be alive right now?” Photo: Emilie Raguso Listen up, readers, right off the bat we need to issue a disclaimer: We don’t know the full answer to the question posed in the headline. But we’re hopeful that, by putting out what we do know, perhaps more […]
Earlier this month, after Berkeleyside’s most recent article on Whole Foods coming to Gilman, several readers asked in the comments section about the status of a city project to reconfigure the intersections at Gilman and Interstate 80. According to a city flier from last fall, the area has become “overwhelmed” due to multiple commercial venues […]
After the failure of Measure S to pass in November, we heard from one reader who said there seemed to have been harsher enforcement around town of violations related to homelessness. The reader said a homeless friend had been hassled by police when trying to sleep in a regular spot, and also wanted to know about new […]