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.
Community supporters of Berkeley’s municipal animal shelter have been raising alarm bells about the shelter’s budget for the coming fiscal year — and their concerns about the city’s lack of budgeting transparency are broadly shared. The proposed budget for the fiscal year that starts in July is $1.69 million, which is comparable to what the shelter ultimately got in […]
Rooftop panels, and similar ones inside Berkeley’s new animal shelter, are the project’s attempt to include art, officials say. Photo: Emilie Raguso While most new structures built using city bonds are decorated with public art, Berkeley’s new $12.4 million animal shelter is not. City staff skipped out on the municipally-mandated public art process during construction […]
The animal shelter’s grand opening celebration takes place at 1 Bolivar Drive on Saturday from noon to 2:30 p.m. Scroll to the bottom of the story for additional details. Photo: Emilie Raguso More than 10 years after Berkeley voters approved a $7.2 million bond to build a new home to care for abandoned and sick […]