Berkeley is a city with a small population and a big reputation. In California alone,
there are more than 30 cities bigger than Berkeley. In Alameda County, Berkeley
is ranked fourth in population behind Oakland, Fremont, and Hayward. And yet, we
are famous around the globe as a center for academic achievement, scientific exploration,
free speech and the arts.
Berkeley is a constantly changing mix of long-time residents and new neighbors,
and whether you just arrived from Albany or Azerbaijan, you are welcome here.
About Berkeley to learn more about the City.
Anniversary of 1906 Earthquake A Reminder to Prepare - Even though more than a century has passed since the Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, the need to prepare for disaster is still very present. [more...]
Online Survey and Workshop Schedule for Tuolumne Camp Development Plan - As the City of Berkeley begins developing a plan to rebuild Berkeley Tuolomne Camp, the community is invited to attend one of a series of workshops and complete an online survey. [more...]
Happy Birthday Berkeley! - Did you know Berkeley's birthday was April 4, 1878? Our City was first incorporated over 130 years ago on the shores of San Francisco Bay by merging "Berkeley," the settled area around the college campus, with "Oceanview," the original community that was established along the waterfront. [more...]
Weigh In on Mental Health Services Plan - The City of Berkeley invites Berkeley and Albany community members to provide input on a 3-year mental health plan covering those two cities. Comments are due by Thursday April 23. [more...]
View and Sign up for Nixle Messages from Berkeley Police - The Berkeley Police Department (BPD) sends out crime prevention tips and alerts through Nixle, and we encourage community members to sign up. A list of our messages since our May 1 launch can be viewed below: [more...]