Here’s why downtown Berkeley is faring better than other cities.
Other events include a book talk with Pulitzer-winner Jane Smiley, a Codornices Creek work party and a Tieguanyin tea tasting.
City Council is set to decide Tuesday whether to confirm Interim Chief Police Jen Louis with a permanent role at more than $300,000 annually. Accountability officials have asked for more time.
A “trash cabinet” pilot program funded by the city and local businesses aims to neaten downtown by locking up trash bins.
The skate party will shut down much of downtown Berkeley from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25, and feature live DJs and skate lessons.
A self-described “animal of the theater,” Medak will depart Berkeley Rep in August. She’ll pursue executive coaching.
Berkeley has given artists and performers $200,000 in grants to create public displays that will enliven the city’s spirits.
Live music and events “On the Plaza” will run throughout the summer.
The business is not renewing its lease and has no plans to relocate.
Live music is returning downtown with regular, socially-distanced performances at The UC Theatre, Bobby G’s, and a planned Freight & Salvage ‘tour’ of downtown parklets.
The patrolling guards are trained to de-escalate violent activity, assist police with arrests and act as a buffer for smaller crimes, in addition to providing hospitality.
Asphalt and car lanes would be replaced with grass, playgrounds, seating and eating areas — transforming what is now concrete into a pedestrian and bicycle pathway.