New bathroom for general public opens in South Berkeley

A new public-use, disabled-accessible, portable bathroom was installed in a city parking lot near Alcatraz Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Way on Friday after the city received pressure from a nearby homeless encampment organized by the advocacy group First They Came for the Homeless, along with local neighborhood residents and merchants.
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City of Berkeley needs to invest in improving infrastructure

Earlier this month, California came perilously close to experiencing what could have been one of the worst infrastructure disasters in the country. The failure of both the main and auxiliary spillways at the Oroville Dam prompted the evacuations of almost 200,000 residents in downstream communities, with officials fearing a 30-foot
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