The son of a California civil rights leader, Rumford was honored with a plaque on Sacramento Street earlier this year.
The former trackbed of a Santa Fe railroad line that once cut through West Berkeley could become a multi-block city park.
The Berkeley rose garden pergola needs major repairs and has been closed to park visitors since April. Photo: Daniel Parks The public dismay was palpable last month when the Berkeley City Council decided, in a surprise move, to put a parks tax before voters this fall without a related bond measure that would have infused parks […]
Willard Pool supporters (pictured here last fall) won a victory Tuesday night with the latest council parks proposal. Photo: Emilie Raguso Willard Pool supporters (pictured here last fall) won a victory Tuesday night with the latest council parks proposal. Photo: Emilie Raguso Two Berkeley officials put forward a new proposal Tuesday night for a combined bond and tax measure […]
Berkeley voters will consider a soda tax in November. Supporters shown here came out before council earlier this year. Photo: Lance Knobel Berkeley officials voted Tuesday night on ballot language related to a November 2014 soda tax proposal, but exactly what sort of fundraising request might come before voters to help the city’s parks remains to […]
The Santa Fe Right of Way is closed to the public. Photo: Mary Flaherty A group of local residents is asking the city to raise funds to turn an old, fenced-off railroad bed in South Berkeley, called the Santa Fe Right of Way, into open space with community gardens and a trail that connects to […]