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.
Hepatitis A Outbreak - A multi-state outbreak of Hepatitis A has been reported, including cases in California. However, there have been no reported cases in Berkeley, to date. The outbreak is linked to consuming a frozen berry blend product. People who bought this product should discard it if it is still in their home. People who have consumed this product in the last 14 days should contact their doctor to discuss possible Hepatitis A prevention and treatment options. [more...]
BERKELEY PLANNING DEPARTMENT WINS “BEST PRACTICES” AWARD FOR DOWNTOWN AREA PROJECT - The Northern California Section of the American Planning Association presented the highest award for “Best Practices” to the Berkeley Planning Department at the annual awards dinner on May 17, 2013.The coordinated adoption of Downtown Area Plan, design guidelines, zoning, a Streets & Open Space Improvements Plan, and impact fees places Downtown Berkeley on a solid path toward implementation of the policy directives supported by Berkeley voters in November 2010. [more...]
Substitute Notice of Data Breach by City Ambulance Billing Provider - Attached is a “Notice of Data Breach” concerning an incident that occurred when an Advanced Data Processing, Inc. (ADPI) employee accessed and disclosed certain Fire Department patient’s account information. [more...]