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 held 37 meetings about a downtown housing project that was never built. A new plan for the block has been approved after only five.
The city has now missed a key deadline to have its housing plan approved. But there is disagreement over what that means.
Reagan advocated for homeless services throughout his decades in Berkeley, and was a well-known member of activist communities.
Activists, including Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board commissioner Dominique Walker, were arrested and cited Tuesday after disrupting the Board of Supervisors meeting.
Officials hope building more will make it easier for first-time buyers and those looking to downsize.
College, Solano and North Shattuck would be zoned for greater density under the eight-year housing plan adopted by the Berkeley City Council.
Northern California cities are racing to meet a January deadline to adopt their Housing Elements, which are facing close scrutiny from state regulators.
The recent agreement between striking graduate student workers in the UC system did little to solve their housing woes.
A final ruling from the court on whether UC Berkeley can resume construction of a student housing project is expected soon, but the decision will likely be appealed.
Berkeley is seeing more new housing than other Bay Area cities, but could still feel a nationwide construction slump.
The draft opinion says the UC didn’t adequately explain why other sites weren’t considered for the student housing project.