The new camp, which welcomes families back this summer, was built to be more accessible and better protected from wildfire.
As Berkeley Tuolumne Camp reopens, the city’s cherished rustic retreats are facing growing threats from wildfires and landslides.
The rebuilt camp outside Yosemite National Park will reopen in June, nine years after it was destroyed in a wildfire.
Neighborhoods in west and south Berkeley have been less leafy and thus less healthy. They are slated to get over 1,200 new trees.
Yassir Chadly, raised in a family of Moroccan champion swimmers and known for his sage and silly storytelling, has retired after 30 years as an instructor at Berkeley’s pools.
Grandmasters, students, children, passersby and local workers are all welcome at the Telegraph tables, organized by a community activist.
The son of vaudeville actors, Harvey was co-president of the Emerson PTA during integration and helped preserve the Elmwood Theatre.
The former trackbed of a Santa Fe railroad line that once cut through West Berkeley could become a multi-block city park.
One firefighter was injured during operations Tuesday but is recovering. Crews are planning to return to Berkeley soon.
Berkeley fire crews are still working to protect the facility as the Caldor Fire burns nearby and sends spot fires onto the property, Scott Ferris said late Tuesday.
No, there won’t be any “corporate-style office park,” as flyers posted in the neighborhood and on social media falsely claimed.
A passionate gardener and lover of nature, Carole served on the Berkeley Parks and Recreation Commission for over 20 years, beginning in the early 1980s.