Recreational users worry ferry service would disrupt their activities on the San Francisco Bay and cause more congestion in the marina.
Attendance at a local company’s chaperoned Sunday swim from the Berkeley Marina has quadrupled since 2018. And while Homer might chase you, he probably won’t bite.
Twenty-five percent of West Berkeley encampment residents are in hotels, 17% were housed and 25% are still on the streets.
Work will start in mid-August on a $6.2 million project improving University Avenue and other roads at the Berkeley Marina.
The fire did not threaten any structures and firefighters knocked it out in 30 minutes.
The fire appears likely to have been caused by someone at a homeless encampment, the East Bay parks fire chief said.
Fireworks and alcohol remain prohibited. Businesses will be open but drivers will need to present credentials to enter.
Large-scale ferry service could begin in 2026 under the current timeline. A community survey about the future of the marina runs through March 12.
They include the once bustling scene on Telegraph Avenue, a sign in a pool hall, Totland, Berkeley Iceland, Lake Anza and, of course, the Codornices slide.
They include the now-closed pier, the UC Berkeley eucalyptus grove and the tunnel between Codornices Park and the Rose Garden.
This year’s Dungeness crab season will be short, so get crackin’.
Four sailboats and the Coast Guard came to the aid of a 32-year-old German sailor who floated in the cold waters of the bay for 45 minutes.