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Berkeley Emergency Prep Fair - Kids growing up in earthquake country need a disaster-prepared household.  Pet owners need to know how to keep pets safe in a disaster. At a free community-wide event on April 30, people of all levels of experience can improve emergency readiness for their whole family.    [more...]

Berkeley residents get approval for seismic improvement grants - Congratulations, Berkeley homeowners, for acting quickly and reserving $675,000 of state funding for seismic upgrades to safeguard their homes from catastrophic earthquake damage. [more...]

Community Resilience Centers Announced - The City of Berkeley announced six "community resilience centers," places where underserved neighborhoods can receive training, supplies and other resources to better prepare for and recover from disasters. [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...]

Council Meetings to Move to BUSD Board Room Starting Mar. 15 - Berkeley City Council meetings will temporarily move to the Berkeley Unified School District's board room, a venue that handles crowds double the size of the existing location while offering increased seismic safety and easier access for those with limited mobility. [more...]

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