Berkeley held 37 meetings about a downtown housing project that was never built. A new plan for the block has been approved after only five.
The city has now missed a key deadline to have its housing plan approved. But there is disagreement over what that means.
A proposed ferry terminal at the Berkeley Marina and bus service on San Pablo Avenue could be candidates for funding from a 2018 bridge toll hike.
Officials hope building more will make it easier for first-time buyers and those looking to downsize.
College, Solano and North Shattuck would be zoned for greater density under the eight-year housing plan adopted by the Berkeley City Council.
Northern California cities are racing to meet a January deadline to adopt their Housing Elements, which are facing close scrutiny from state regulators.
Police say they have not determined how the person died, or how long their remains were in the unused building on the Clark Kerr Campus.
“We have been waiting for a wet season like this for years,” a water official said, but is it enough to end the drought?
Berkeley is seeing more new housing than other Bay Area cities, but could still feel a nationwide construction slump.
The possible recount comes after the Registrar of Voters disclosed that it made an error tallying ballots, possibly resulting in the wrong winner in an Oakland school board race.
A report detailing past sexual harassment claims against Louis comes as the interim chief faces scrutiny in another scandal.
Ambitious plans to rebuild the north end of Telegraph with a new street plaza and bus-only lane have stalled as the project faces a major funding shortfall.