PG&E has restored power to most of the homes and businesses that lost it during Tuesday’s storm, but some outages remained Thursday evening.
Homeless residents move to shelters after evictions in Willard, Civic Center parks
About 20 people lived in the two encampments, and around 60% accepted housing offers.
Shop Talk: Beloved Berkeley pet food store loses dogged battle to internet retailers; Modena Salon is moving
Animal Farm Discount Pet Foods was a mainstay on the corner of San Pablo Avenue and Cedar Street for 35 years. Even the owner’s parrot felt it was time to go.
Berkeley approves housing plan, with pledge to upzone wealthy neighborhoods
College, Solano and North Shattuck would be zoned for greater density under the eight-year housing plan adopted by the Berkeley City Council.
Wednesday vote will determine how Berkeley plans for 9,000 new homes
Northern California cities are racing to meet a January deadline to adopt their Housing Elements, which are facing close scrutiny from state regulators.
Power restored around Claremont in Berkeley
PG&E said 665 customers lost power in the Claremont area after a tree made “contact with an overhead line.”
Photos: Tricks and treats return to Elmwood on Halloween
After a two-year break due to COVID-19, crowds returned to Russell Street in the Elmwood neighborhood for candy, costumes and mischief.
Shop Talk: Pamana Plantas, family-run plant shop, opens on Solano; Myth & Scissors is dispelled
At Dom Morales’ plant shop, mom and pop help with the displays — and almost everything else. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
Opinion: Mari Mendonca for Berkeley City Council District 8
Mari will bring a depth of experience and analytical skills from her work as a community organizer and vice chair of the Housing Advisory Commission to the council in service to the community.
Opinion: Mark Humbert for Berkeley City Council District 8
Mark supports smart policies like a housing-first approach to homelessness, community-oriented policing and managing wildfire risk.
Buster Keaton’s silent masterpiece to air Thursday at Elmwood theater
You can watch ‘The General’ and another silent classic on the big screen at Rialto Cinemas Elmwood for National Silent Movie Day.
Shop Talk: Stolen Levi’s sign returned; antiques shop closes in South Berkeley after three decades
A merchant who loved shopping for antiques as much as selling them leaves a neighborhood of antique shops. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.