Gilman Street will be closed between Fourth and Second streets from Tuesday until June 21.
Facing mail thefts and delivery issues, Berkeley residents want answers
Postal inspectors confirmed there have been ongoing mail thefts in Berkeley, including as recently as March. Some Westbrae residents believe their mail is simply not being delivered.
In Berkeley, attorney general pushes for recall of Hyundais, Kias after surge of thefts
Thefts of certain Hyundais and Kias have skyrocketed in Berkeley following a TikTok challenge showing how easy it is to steal them.
Update: After another crash on San Pablo, traffic signal finally turned on
The pedestrian signal was installed at Virginia Street and San Pablo Avenue last fall. Two people were hit by drivers and injured as it sat dark.
Hopkins Street bike lane project delayed by staffing, safety concerns
Fueled by what officials have characterized as a staffing crisis in Berkeley’s Public Works Department, the Hopkins Street bike lane project presentation has been postponed indefinitely.
How your neighbors voted in Berkeley’s November election
Six maps show voting patterns for local ballot measures and races for rent board, school board and city council.
Advocates push to extend planned Hopkins bike lanes, sparking another fierce debate
The new bike track could extend as far west as Kains Avenue, at the expense of more than 100 parking spaces.
Cyclist seriously injured in Northwest Berkeley crash
Caltrans installed a crossing signal earlier this year at the intersection where the crash happened, but hasn’t activated it.
Pharmacy closures leave East Bay customers frustrated
While CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid refocus on online delivery, the store shutdowns and limited hours have directly affected customers in Berkeley, Oakland and Emeryville.
Rashi Kesarwani declares victory in District 1
Kesarwani had 53% of the ranked-choice votes to defeat challengers Elisa Mikiten and Tamar Michai Freeman.
West Berkeley 99 Cents store to close, housing planned
A seven-story mixed-use complex with about 270 homes has been proposed for the site. The store is inside the 100-year-old Rivoli Theatre, which operated until the late 1950s.
Housing: Council approves plan for 66 apartments on San Pablo Avenue
The project faced stiff resistance from many of its neighbors, but benefited from a state law meant to overcome local opposition to new housing.