The storm won’t snuff out the threat of wildfire, but it could help reduce risk at the most dangerous time of year.
The Firewise program helps neighbors form a plan to reduce wildfire risk. Berkeley’s first group formed this spring, and three more are in the works.
The 16-year-old passed out when he was punched and choked during the attack, police said.
From population to housing to racial diversity, these maps show how and where Berkeley has changed the most over the last decade.
The CHP arrested Rahila Jarrett just after 2:30 a.m. Friday on suspicion of evasion and impersonating a police officer.
For the most part, police told Berkeleyside, the fleeing driver observed traffic laws and stayed within the speed limit.
A heat event Friday will send temperatures into the mid- to upper 80s in Berkeley, and the low triple digits in interior portions of the East Bay.
“We know we have big challenges ahead,” Berkeley Fire Chief Abe Roman said recently. “We all have to adapt to this new normal.”
The city has cut down nearly 300 trees, mostly eucalyptus and Monterey pine, since 2019 and is now ramping up defensible space inspections of private property in high-fire areas.
Sue Britson launched the Step One School on Spruce Street in 1981 as a place for young Berkeley kids to learn through play. Now generations of families are saying goodbye.
The owner of Hella Yoga found that his business partner, Kelly Johnson, had used company computers to register a business for her boyfriend to spread hate.
The flyers have been tied to a fringe white supremacist group. Similar flyers have been distributed across the Bay Area.