Walnut Creek Off-leash Dog Park


The City has begun building a permanent dog park at the north end of Heather Farm Park. The dog park will be fenced to allow dogs to play off-leash. It will be fully accessible and have segregated areas for small/senior dogs and large dogs. Parking and restrooms will be available nearby.

The dog park will officially open Saturday, Nov. 17. An opening day event will begin at 10 a.m.

WCDOG, or Walnut Creek Dog Owners’ Group, is an organization that advocates responsible dog ownership, supports off-leash dog exercise, and serves as a local educational resource to the community.

Clean up at Albany Bulb

Albany Clean up at The Bulb


John Curley, of North Gate News Online, reporting from UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, writes about the reasons for the clean up… “According to Assistant City Administrator Judy Lieberman, the coming of winter, and a recent medical situation that left one Bulb resident immobile and in need of greater ambulance access, were motivators for beginning the project now. She added, “It’s good to tell people they have other choices.”
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North Berkeley Parks


North Berkeley has plenty of them perched in the hills overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Some are quiet spots for contemplation and inspiration while others are terrific places for kids? play, a family picnic or a rollicking game of softball. Here is a rundown of a few of the parks in Berkeley and nearby Kensington that offer show-stopping vantage points:
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