City officials are taking early steps toward building transit lanes along University, Telegraph and Shattuck avenues — though the plans are a long way from reality.
Berkeley could ban right turns on red in push for street safety
Several cities across the country are rethinking right on red amid an increase in serious traffic crashes.
What you need to know about the money backing Berkeley elections
Who’s spending the most on the city’s elections? How does Berkeley’s public matching fund program work? And other campaign finance essentials.
Wealthy neighborhoods need to take on more housing, West Berkeley council reps say
City could change zoning rules for Solano, College and North Shattuck to encourage construction
City secures $15M state earmark to improve Berkeley Marina
The Berkeley Marina is slated to receive an influx of cash following a successful lobbying campaign for a $15 million earmark from the state.
Police arrest Berkeley man, 20, after fatal shooting on Channing Way
A young woman in her 20s was also wounded in Tuesday night’s shooting, but she is expected to survive.
Update: Man seriously wounded in shooting on Seventh Street
Arriving officers found a man lying in the street and performed life-saving measures until the Berkeley Fire Department arrived.
Berkeley redistricting: How new City Council boundaries could affect you
Berkeley’s Independent Redistricting Commission is expected to make its choice for a new map over the coming weeks.
Citing uptick in shootings, council votes for new security cameras in 4 districts
The camera proposal was just one part of a $5 million funding package designed to address traffic safety, social services and more.
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.
Buffy Wicks considers legal changes to prevent educator sexual misconduct from getting ‘swept under the rug’
Prompted by Berkeleyside’s investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against a Berkeley High teacher, Wicks is considering changes to the California Public Records Act and Education Code.
Council approves $33M Bayer development agreement
The deal paves the way for a building boom at the Bayer campus in West Berkeley, which could add 1,000 new jobs.