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Posted inCommunity

Citing structural problems, Berkeley closes historic pier

The historic Berkeley pier has been closed to the public due to structural problems. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The city of Berkeley has announced the closure of its historic municipal fishing pier due to “considerable structural damage” that has made the popular walkway unsafe for the public. Damage to the concrete decking and support system of the pier […]

Posted inOpinion

Op-ed: Down the garden path with Berkeley City Council

“The City’s budget is a reflection of City policies, goals, and priorities. The budget process assigns resources to address the goals, objectives, and community priorities set by the City Council.” Christine Daniels, City Manager When the parks tax (Measure F) was passed by an overwhelming majority last fall, most residents probably assumed that the revenue […]