A tree knocked down a power line near Clark Kerr campus and another fell across University Avenue, blocking access to the marina. More than 10,000 PG&E customers in and around Berkeley have been affected.
EBMUD ends drought surcharge as storms refill reservoirs
Conservation by East Bay residents played a role in alleviating the water shortage, according to EBMUD.
Update: Berkeley youth win two seats on city climate commission
The change gives youth ages 16 to 25 a voice in local legislative process on environmental and climate issues.
January was Berkeley’s worst month for potholes on record
Winter storms led to more requests to fix potholes than the city had received in a single month for at least 13 years.
Most Berkeley residents displaced by mudslides have returned home
The Middlefield Road home where mud pushed down a wall and entered the kitchen is still yellow-tagged. Residents have returned to the other seven homes evacuated Jan. 16.
Berkeley schools’ ‘pocket forests’ are taking root
Elementary students asked how they could do their part to stop climate change. A year later, their science teacher had an answer: micro-forests.
‘Rinse and repeat’: 2 inches rain, temps in low 30s forecast this week in Berkeley
An inch of rain is expected Thursday in Berkeley, with another inch forecast for Saturday and Sunday. Chilly temperatures are expected to persist into next week.
Berkeley’s plastic bag ban to get tougher in 2023
A new ordinance will patch a hole in Alameda County’s 2013 plastic bag ban, which stores could circumvent by using thicker plastic bags.
Berkeley teens hold summit on climate action
Organized by 17-year-old Ella Suring, the conference brought together diverse students to envision a new plan for climate action.
Weather: What Berkeley can expect from this weekend’s rain
The storm won’t snuff out the threat of wildfire, but it could help reduce risk at the most dangerous time of year.
What emergency services are offered in Berkeley on hot and smoky days?
The city has one official cooling center, with a policy to “consider” activating it if thermometers hit 90 degrees.
Excessive heat watch issued for Berkeley throughout Labor Day weekend
Temperatures are expected to peak at 85 in the Berkeley flats and 10 degrees higher in the hills.