You have until Tuesday to tell the city what improvements you’d like to see with Berkeley’s parks, streets and other infrastructure.
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.
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.
Registration in Thursday’s Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill is up slightly — but experts look to increase participation.
Engineers found that the North Berkeley school could sustain major structural damage during an earthquake.
Unlike San Francisco, Oakland, Richmond and UC Berkeley, the city of Berkeley does not have a warning siren. Its Disaster and Fire Safety Commission believes it’s time that it did.
Renovations, which includes a major seismic retrofit, are expected to take 12-18 months.
Ellen and Bob Lasher’s father Al opened his electronics store in 1960. Photo: Natalie Orenstein Ellen and Bob Lasher’s father Al opened his electronics store in 1960. Photo: Natalie Orenstein Al Lasher’s Electronics may be on the brink of closing after 56 years at 1734 University Ave. The city of Berkeley deemed the building, near […]
A good way to get up close to the new east span of the Bay Bridge is to take to the water.
Berkeley Unified School District Headquarters A team of California Watch reporters and researchers spent the last 19 months investigating how the state enforces the Field Act, a strict seismic safety law that is supposed to protect school children at public schools. California Watch is partnering with dozens of California newspapers, television stations, radio outlets, and […]
An extensive report by California Watch has highlighted the work that still needs to be done by the University of California to make many of its building seismically sound. In Berkeley, one occupied building stands out as being particularly unsafe: 2111 Bancroft Way, a five-story, steel-framed building with reinforced masonry bearing walls (above), has been […]