“Sometimes it takes something huge to spark a hard or necessary change,” city staff said.
The former trackbed of a Santa Fe railroad line that once cut through West Berkeley could become a multi-block city park.
One council member called paid parking “a no-brainer” and others said it would align with the city’s climate goals.
No, there won’t be any “corporate-style office park,” as flyers posted in the neighborhood and on social media falsely claimed.
The historic garden, which fell into disrepair, was restored to glory through various tax measures and the general fund.
Work at the site included a seismic retrofit and maintenance upgrades, as well as other improvements, and was funded by the Measure T1 bond.
Nature played it both ways in 2020. Devastating wildfires were distressing, but the great outdoors also provided a balm for the anxieties wrought by a challenging year.
You have until Tuesday to tell the city what improvements you’d like to see with Berkeley’s parks, streets and other infrastructure.
If you’ve visited Jewel Lake in Tilden recently, you’ll have noticed it’s looking more like a muddy puddle than a lake. Why is that — and is anything being done about it?
The city of Berkeley is hosting five public meetings this month to collect public input on how to spend more than $50 million in Measure T1 money. They kick off tonight, Oct. 1.
Working with the Berkeley Path Wanderers Association, five artists have created a delightful public art installation.
Six months into the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen an increase in homeless campsites around town, Berkeley is stepping up efforts to tackle problematic behavior and firming up plans for its first sanctioned camp.