Preparation advice, evacuation guidance and answers to your questions about air quality, power outages and defending your property.
Measure FF funds will allow the fire department to prepare for wildfires, and hire and train more staff.
The closures will last through the Fourth of July and only Grizzly Peak Boulevard residents will be able to pass checkpoints.
The girl, who was visiting family in Berkeley, was taken to the Alameda County Juvenile Hall in San Leandro.
A new evacuation software system called Zonehaven is scheduled to go live on June 15.
As of this week, police say they still don’t know what caused the May 11 collision, which killed two people.
The burn was planned as part of the East Bay Regional Park District’s efforts to create a “strategic ridgeline fuel break” along Grizzly Peak Boulevard.
“It is a dangerous street,” one local resident told Berkeleyside. “It’s just sad that this occasion has made this come to people’s attention.”
On Thursday, authorities identified the individuals who died as Anthony Rollins, 64, and Ruby Edwards, 57.
The city said the unauthorized course would be removed, but demolition has been postponed at Councilmember Susan Wengraf’s request.
The historic garden, which fell into disrepair, was restored to glory through various tax measures and the general fund.
Dry, gusty conditions are combining to increase wildfire risk in the Berkeley and East Bay hills.