The $30,000 donation will go a long way to pay for not just the park borders and benches the volunteers had hoped for but the entire park.
The city’s contract with the union expired at the end of June, but both sides have continued to work toward an agreement.
The union’s contract is set to expire this weekend, with the final bargaining session scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday. Here’s how to tune in.
The historic garden, which fell into disrepair, was restored to glory through various tax measures and the general fund.
Berkeley says the initiative means property owners can receive a stable rental income while supporting the health of the community.
The city manager’s office will present a report outlining the city’s multi-departmental response to COVID-19.
The city is increasing testing availability to help schools open as soon as Oct. 13. Nail salons, tattoo parlors and other personal services may open Oct. 9.
Berkeley’s zoning rules are complicated and daunting to the average reader. The city wants to make it easier to understand the laws.
Currently, the city must seek a criminal prosecution to do anything other than warn people to wear masks. A proposed ordinance will allow officials to hand out an administrative citation instead.
As more movement happens, people should still limit activities and contacts and wear face coverings
Residents must continue to limit contact with people outside their social bubble, maintain physical distance and wear face coverings.
Berkeley will be getting its own version of a Black Lives Matter street mural, probably on Milvia Street in front of City Hall, and likely completed this week.