UC Berkeley plans to build student housing on the park this summer.
Developer pitches 3 buildings in South Berkeley, big downtown projects open
New plans call for nearly 500 new apartments spread across three sites along Shattuck Avenue in South Berkeley.
Police: Driver with loaded gun arrested after running stop sign near Malcolm X
The man dropped off a young child at Malcolm X Elementary just after running the stop sign, BPD said.
From 7 stories to 12: Commission backs taller height limit for BART housing
The City Council is set to vote on the controversial zoning change, which one commissioner called a “fireball,” later this spring.
2 men shot during South Berkeley home-invasion robbery
Two residents of a home on 62nd Street in South Berkeley suffered injuries that were not believed to be life threatening.
Berkeley may explore making reparations to Black residents
If Berkeley proceeds, it will be one of the few municipalities to directly grapple with the country’s legacy of enslavement.
South Berkeley Black churches are building affordable housing on their properties
The parcels are part of the ongoing Adeline Corridor Plan near Ashby BART.
Berkeley BART stations set to have much less parking when housing gets built
Under the current proposal, there will be 85 parking spots at Ashby BART and 200 spots at North Berkeley BART, including in a satellite lot.
Berkeley residents can request free saplings to combat tree inequity
Neighborhoods in west and south Berkeley have been less leafy and thus less healthy. They are slated to get over 1,200 new trees.
UC Berkeley finds a workaround to mandated enrollment freeze
By offering remote learning and a delayed enrollment option, Cal won’t need to cut freshmen and transfer admission.
South Berkeley free ‘store’ is gone for now — but a comeback is in the works
The city posted a violation notice because it was obstructing the sidewalk.
Richmond teen charged with shooting into Berkeley home on Fairview Street
Police say the young man fired the gun during a drug deal, and that officers found suspected marijuana and psychedelic mushrooms during his arrest.