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Posted inOpinion

Op-ed: Cuba commits funds to Berkeley ‘Sister City’ water project

In what might be an indication of warming relations and cooperation, the Cuban Government has committed over one million dollars in Cuban currency to a project designed by UC Berkeley river restoration experts to help restore Cuba’s longest river, the Cauto. The project will divert sewage from Berkeley’s “Sister City,” Palma Soriano, from polluting the […]

Posted inCity, Community

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates, State Senator Loni Hancock, challenge us to save as much water as them

A challenge by Mayor Tom Bates and his wife, State Senator Loni Hancock, aims to raise awareness about California’s drought. Photo: Steve Johnson A challenge by Mayor Tom Bates and his wife, State Senator Loni Hancock, aims to raise awareness about California’s drought. Photo: Steve Johnson Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates has announced a city-wide water-conservation challenge with […]

Posted inCommunity, Events

Years of work culminate in new Berkeley medical clinic

A new three-story, $13 million clinic was added to Lifelong Medical Care’s West Berkeley facility. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel A new three-story, $13 million clinic was added to Lifelong Medical Care’s West Berkeley facility. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Hundreds of people gathered Sunday afternoon to celebrate the grand opening of Lifelong Medical Care’s new West Berkeley clinic, […]