A proposed ferry terminal at the Berkeley Marina and bus service on San Pablo Avenue could be candidates for funding from a 2018 bridge toll hike.
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West Berkeley safe RV parking site to expire when shelter moves to Berkeley Inn
RV residents at the Grayson Street safe parking site are worried they’ll have to move back to the streets by the end of the year.
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.
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.
Berkeley’s REI employees vote in favor of joining a union
REI management and United Food and Commercial Workers Local 5 have five days to challenge the election before it is certified.
6 intimate stories give glimpse of life on San Pablo Avenue
Following in a mother’s footsteps. Love at the jewelry store. A poignant yellow balloon. We present six very personal audio stories behind the small businesses on a short stretch of San Pablo.
Police: 4 teens arrested after gunfire, robbery at Big O Tires; firearms seized
A woman told police she was sitting in her car waiting for her daughter when a bullet came through her window.
New state housing laws curb power of Berkeley homeowners
The fight over a plan to build a 6-story apartment building on a vacant lot illustrates a power shift driven by California’s housing crisis.
Berkeley REI workers seek union representation
Their effort follows a successful drive to unionize workers at a New York REI, and a national organizing push among service workers.
Man charged with felony assault after northwest Berkeley stabbing
The victim, a 42-year-old man, was stabbed twice in the arm and taken to Highland Hospital.
San Pablo Avenue’s massive redesign is entering a new phase. Here’s where it stands.
Upgraded bus stops in Berkeley, and new bike and bus lanes in Oakland and Emeryville, are among the new features being planned for the thoroughfare in Alameda County.