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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.

Please visit About Berkeley to learn more about the City.

Sign Up for Berkeley Police Messages with Nixle - The Berkeley Police Department is now utilizing Nixle, a public notification service designed to improve communication with the people who live, work, and visit our City.  Nixle enables community-policing outreach in new ways.  It will help us build a communication structure to help us solve crimes, build a safer community, and promote a positive partnership between the community and law enforcement.  [more...]

Renew Residential Parking Permits Online! - Berkeley residents can now renew their residential parking permits online, adding convenience and speed for the renewal of 14,000 permits. [more...]

2014 Berkeley Emergency Preparedness 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 this FREE community-wide event, we invite people at all levels of preparedness to take steps towards emergency readiness for their whole family.    [more...]

Cale Pay Station Transaction Transmittal Delay - Some multi-space parking meters have experienced a delay in transmitting transactions due to the removal of several cell towers, an issue resulting in delayed posting to some users' debit or credit card accounts. [more...]

Free Disaster Supplies for Neighborhoods - Berkeley neighborhoods can now apply to get a free container stocked with important supplies - including a fire hose, radios, a 50-person first aid kit and a portable generator -- that can help them survive the aftermath of an earthquake or other natural disaster. [more...]

Charge and Shop: Berkeley Gains Two New EV Chargers at Whole Foods - Two new charging stations for electric vehicles just opened in Berkeley, where the number of electric vehicles is surging. [more...]

Berkeley Public Health Urges Vaccination After Measles Case at UC - Tests confirmed on Friday that a UC Berkeley student has measles, prompting City of Berkeley Public Health and University Health Services to notify students and others who may have been in close proximity to the student. [more...]

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Upcoming Events
Apr 233rd Annual Senior Health Fair
Apr 23Civic Arts Commission Meeting
Apr 23Commission on Labor-Special Meeting
Apr 23Disaster and Fire Safety Commission Meeting
Apr 23Police Review Commission Meeting
Apr 23Updates to Energy Efficiency Requirements Community Workshop 2
Apr 24Mental Health Commission meeting
Apr 24Zoning Adjustments Board Meeting (live webcast avail)

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PLEASE NOTE: City of Berkeley services are sometimes not available on holidays or Reduced Services Days throughout the year. Please visit the Holiday and Reduced Service Day Schedule to see the full schedule of office closures for the current calendar year.