Some claim high pensions could deplete Berkeley’s funds

When Berkeley’s city manager Phil Kamlarz retired in November 2011, he took nearly a quarter of a million dollars in annual pensions with him, raising eyebrows over the current pension system and the security of Berkeley’s financial future. Kamlarz, who worked for the city for 36 years, will have an
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Concerns raised over dog attacks in Berkeley park

Jim Ward looks forward to daily walks with Sparky, his fox terrier-miniature pinscher mix, at Ohlone Park in Northwest Berkeley. But in the past year and a half since Ward has had Sparky, the two have been troubled by large and aggressive dogs who share the same play space at
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