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Fourth of July at the Berkeley Marina - Come celebrate the 4th of July at the Berkeley Marina, where the City co-sponsors a popular and free, daylong celebration that ends with fireworks over the Bay. [more...]

Chicken-Raising Workshop July 10 - Come to a July 10 workshop and learn how to raise your backyard chickens in a way that's humane, conforms to laws and respects neighbors. [more...]

Berkeley Fire Department Seeks New Firefighter/Paramedics -  Come work for the Berkeley Fire Department as a Firefighter/Paramedic, work that protects Berkeley through emergency response, prevention, and community preparedness. [more...]

Communicating with Council - Want to communicate with the City Council? There are a number of ways to share your views and make your voice heard. [more...]

Build Community, Organize for National Night Out - Start planning for National Night Out, an effort to build healthier and safer communities through a simple act: getting to know your neighbors. [more...]

Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco or E-cigarettes is now 21 - Californians must now be at least 21 years old to buy tobacco, a highly addictive drug with a deep impact on public health and whose use the City of Berkeley works to curb through a number of initiatives and City Council measures. [more...]

As Temperatures Rise, Wildfire Risk Increases -  As summer begins, Berkeley hills residents should remove vegetation from around their homes to create safe, defensible space that can help protect their homes from wildfire. [more...]

New Garage for an Evolving Berkeley - Construction will begin soon on a new 720-space, downtown parking garage, one of many tools the City uses to make it easier to travel by any method: bike, foot, car, bus or train. [more...]

New program creates jobs while providing solar to low income households - Low-income Berkeley residents will soon have access to free job training in solar installation as part of a new program from the City of Berkeley and multiple community-based organizations and local community foundations.    [more...]

Berkeley Health Officer Cautions about Travel to Zika-affected Areas - As foreign travelers return to the Bay Area infected with the Zika virus, our region’s climate makes the risk of a local outbreak extremely low even as travelers’ experiences emphasize the need to be careful about where to visit. [more...]

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