Thousands of goats who help reduce wildfire risk in Berkeley, Oakland and beyond are having to chew through thicker vegetation this spring.
The editor of the newspaper that has chronicled homeless issues since 1995 hopes to restart Street Spirit. Its June issue will be the last until a new funder is found.
“We have been waiting for a wet season like this for years,” a water official said, but is it enough to end the drought?
Riders and drivers who want to revive casual carpool are finding it difficult to reestablish the famously organic tradition.
The board’s only Black director, who represents parts of Berkeley and Oakland, was improperly removed from her seat, BART says.
Lateefah Simon, one of the BART board’s most vocal advocates for overhauling police, said she moved to a new home following threats related to that work.
New bike and bus lanes in Oakland and Emeryville, and upgraded bus stops in Berkeley, are among the new features being planned for the thoroughfare in Alameda County.
Businesses can still require customers to mask up, and health officials cautioned that face coverings are “strongly recommended.”
Doctors say Bay Area cases are rising quickly due to the omicron and delta variants, but this time, residents have added protection from vaccines and boosters, masks and social distancing.