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Posted inCity, Nature

Commission, public discuss priorities for Berkeley’s parks

The Berkeley Parks and Waterfront Commission met Oct. 2 to discuss ways to improve the City’s parks. Photo: Eli Wolfe The Berkeley Parks and Waterfront Commission met Oct. 2 to discuss ways to improve the City’s parks. Photo: Eli Wolfe By Eli Wolfe The Berkeley Parks and Waterfront Commission met Wednesday night at the James Kenney Community Center […]

Posted inCity, Community, Nature

4 public meetings planned on future of Berkeley parks

In 2010, the city offered these examples of improvements to be made at Berkeley parks: closed stairs at Remillard Park, drainage problems at Ohlone dog park, inaccessible restrooms at the marina, and deteriorating basketball courts at San Pablo Park. As part of a new planning effort starting next week, Berkeley’s Parks and Waterfront Commission wants […]

Posted inOpinion

Op-Ed: Berkeley must keep the one fair redistricting map in play

Not so very long ago, Berkeley proclaimed itself to be a “City of Neighborhoods.” Not so much now. Under the quiet and persistent guidance of the present Mayor and Council, policy and practice emphasis has steadily shifted away from neighborhoods — their well-being and preservation — to developing density and allowing increased project size and […]