A flood watch and high wind warning are in effect through Wednesday morning, with 1.3 inches of rain forecast.
Author Archives: Iris Kwok
Iris Kwok covers the environment for Berkeleyside through a partnership with Report for America. A former music journalist, her work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, KQED, San Francisco Examiner and San Francisco Classical Voice, among other publications. In her spare time, you can find her petting street cats or playing cello. She joined Berkeleyside in June 2022.
EBMUD ends drought surcharge as storms refill reservoirs
Conservation by East Bay residents played a role in alleviating the water shortage, according to EBMUD.
Snow in the East Bay hills?
Elevations above 1,500 feet could get up to a few inches of snow — or maybe just a dusting.
Total lunar eclipse will be visible early Tuesday morning in Oakland, rain permitting
Set your alarm clocks for 2 a.m. Tuesday and head to an open field if you can. The next total lunar eclipse won’t be until 2025.
Meet the 2 candidates running for the AC Transit board’s at-large seat
Incumbent Joel Young and challenger Alfred Twu have diverging views on mask mandates, Line 80 and the bus agency’s financial challenges.
Parks throughout the East Bay hills will close Sunday, Monday due to fire risk
The East Bay Regional Park District is closing 40 parks in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, including in Oakland, with high temperatures forecasted this weekend.