Scientists are predicting this year could see more rain than the last.
Developer Michael Johnson filed a claim for financial damages, while tenants gathered this week to reflect on eight months of loss, uncertainty, and stress.
In response to a lawsuit, Berkeley, Oakland, EBMUD and others agreed to rehab wastewater systems so less sewage lands in the bay. Tested by heavy rains and pipe-clogging pandemic wipes, leaks continue but work is on track.
It’s been a season of washed out roads, toppled trees, and landslides. A new city report assesses the destruction.
On even the most rainy nights, there are homeless shelter beds available. Why do they go empty?
Failed pumps along I-580 in East Oakland last week showed how local freeways are vulnerable to heavy rains.
A flood watch and high wind warning are in effect through Wednesday morning, with 1.3 inches of rain forecast.
Here’s how to prepare for the up to two inches of rain expected Thursday through Sunday, and an additional downpour the following week.
Conservation by East Bay residents played a role in alleviating the water shortage, according to EBMUD.
The city’s call center for non-emergency services, OAK311, is experiencing an outage.
Elevations above 1,500 feet could get up to a few inches of snow — or maybe just a dusting.
Displaced Coliseum Connection renters said they’re “appalled” by the lack of assistance they’ve gotten.
FEMA will open disaster recovery centers in Oakland and Dublin on Feb. 10 for Alameda County residents to apply for storm funds in person.
The Coliseum Connections landlord hasn’t filed for permits to begin necessary electrical repairs, the city said.
A mudslide last week in the Claremont Hills on the Berkeley-Oakland border is the second collapse in the area since 2006. Who’s responsible for shoring up the hill?
Seven homes in the area of The Spiral at Middlefield Road have been evacuated, and one home has been red-tagged. Other mudslides closed roads on the Clark Kerr campus and in the Claremont Hills.
Grassroots groups are also collecting items for people whose belongings have been soaked and damaged in this dangerous weather in Oakland.
“We have been waiting for a wet season like this for years,” a water official said, but is it enough to end the drought?
Bay shoreline and delta parks have reopened, but some East Bay Regional Parks remain off limits to the public.
City inspectors are determining the extent of the damage at Coliseum Connections. Last week, tenants held an emotional meeting with officials.