As Berkeley Tuolumne Camp reopens, the city’s cherished rustic retreats are facing growing threats from wildfires and landslides.
Berkeley’s next park: City gets $5M to turn rail corridor into gardens, playground
The former trackbed of a Santa Fe railroad line that once cut through West Berkeley could become a multi-block city park.
With $500,000 to spend, how should Ohlone Park be reimagined?
The public has until April 9 to give feedback on giving two playgrounds a facelift and installing native gardens.
Ferry service, new hotel, pier rebuild among ideas to revive Berkeley Marina
Large-scale ferry service could begin in 2026 under the current timeline. A community survey about the future of the marina runs through March 12.
Pickleball, bird habitat, better streets and toilets among T1 asks at the marina
You have until Tuesday to tell the city what improvements you’d like to see with Berkeley’s parks, streets and other infrastructure.
Help Berkeley decide how to spend $50M in parks, paving, seismic improvements
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.
North Berkeley Senior Center, rose garden among first 45 T1 projects
Part of Adeline Street has been completely repaved and improvements are planned on University Avenue at the marina. Live Oak Park’s community center is being rebuilt. It’s all part of T1 bond measure work underway now.
Public process on Berkeley pier set to start in January
Community members may be able to weigh in on the future of the Berkeley pier as soon as January, city staff reports.
Ask Berkeleyside: Why the fence around Civic Center Park?
Many readers have wondered this week why downtown Berkeley’s Civic Center Park was suddenly fenced off Monday. The answer? Improvements are coming.
Work at Berkeley’s Terrace View Park delayed, again
Terrace View Park in North Berkeley has been closed since April. Photo: Kathleen Costanza Renovation work at Terrace View Park in North Berkeley, originally scheduled to be completed by Sept. 15, has been pushed back until Oct. 30 due to construction complications. Located between Fairlawn Drive and Queens Road, the park has been closed off […]
Citing structural problems, Berkeley closes historic pier
The historic Berkeley pier has been closed to the public due to structural problems. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The city of Berkeley has announced the closure of its historic municipal fishing pier due to “considerable structural damage” that has made the popular walkway unsafe for the public. Damage to the concrete decking and support system of the pier […]
Op-ed: Down the garden path with Berkeley City Council
“The City’s budget is a reflection of City policies, goals, and priorities. The budget process assigns resources to address the goals, objectives, and community priorities set by the City Council.” Christine Daniels, City Manager When the parks tax (Measure F) was passed by an overwhelming majority last fall, most residents probably assumed that the revenue […]