Litter removed from the coast included many cigarette butts, an air purifier, and a Ganesha idol.
Questions swirl as carcasses rot at Lake Merritt, the Berkeley Marina and beyond. We talked to experts and explored 100 years of local fish-kills.
A red tide worse than any since 2004 is the likely culprit. Gulls are gorging on the dead mollusks and leaving shell piles on the docks.
The Berkeley Marina is slated to receive an influx of cash following a successful lobbying campaign for a $15 million earmark from the state.
The kite shop owner who ran the festival for over 30 years says the city’s over-$40,000 event-fee increase will mean an end to the Berkeley Marina tradition.
Authorities did not immediately know whether the man lived in the area or was visiting.
Water levels will be at their peak between Tuesday and Thursday and are forecast to rise above 7 feet, according to the National Weather Service.
Fireworks remain prohibited, and several roads and parking lots commonly used as viewpoints for Fourth of July celebrations in the Berkeley Hills will be closed to vehicles.
Inspire Sailing opened at the marina a year ago. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
Visitors driving to the Berkeley shoreline no longer have to undergo a teeth-jangling, suspension-rattling experience.
Berkeley’s decision to evacuate the marina followed the data, a state expert told Berkeleyside: “That’s a good thing. Especially in this particular event.”
The odds of a worst-case tsunami hitting Berkeley in the next 50 years are 1 in 20, experts say. Such an event could cause up to 10-15 feet of flooding.