Berkeley’s decision to evacuate the marina followed the data, a state expert told Berkeleyside: “That’s a good thing. Especially in this particular event.”
The odds of a worst-case tsunami hitting Berkeley in the next 50 years are 1 in 20, experts say. Such an event could cause flooding up to a 10- to 15-foot elevation.
Because they are so rare, it’s hard to predict how much damage a tsunami might cause in Berkeley. But it can be significant.
The order came after an underwater volcano erupted near Tonga.
The building at San Pablo Avenue and Addison Street will have room for a corner restaurant.
Police seized several more ghost guns in recent weeks, along with 10 ounces of cocaine and nearly $7,000 cash discovered after a shoplifting call at REI.
The flow of methane gas through the decomposing landfill beneath the park has dropped over the years, but it still requires continual maintenance.
“Sometimes it takes something huge to spark a hard or necessary change,” city staff said.
After 23 years of pizza and beer, Lanesplitter’s Berkeley spot is shutting down — but it won’t be dark for long.
The former trackbed of a Santa Fe railroad line that once cut through West Berkeley could become a multi-block city park.
A Priori has moved down the street into the Earthly Goods space. Catch up on this and other local business news.
The deal paves the way for a building boom at the Bayer campus in West Berkeley, which could add 1,000 new jobs.