Specialized Resources

Bay Area Cities & Schools Parks & Recreation
Community Service Providers
Environmental Transit
Newspapers Utilities
This list is provided for your convenience. I have no financial interest in, and do not warrant the performance of any listed party.
Bay Area Cities & Schools
Alameda: City of Alameda
Albany: City of Albany
Albany School District
Albany High Alumni Association
Berkeley: City of Berkeley
City of Berkeley Parcel & Permit Information
Rent Stabilization Board
Lawrence Hall of Science
Art Museum Pacific Film Archive
Botanical Garden
Berkeley Unified School District
University of California at Berkeley
U.C. Berkeley Extension
El Cerrito: City of El Cerrito
El Cerrito High School
Emeryville: City of Emeryville
Emeryville Schools
Kensington: City of Kensington
Montessori Family School
Oakland: City of Oakland
Oakland Museum of California
Oakland Airport
Oakland Zoo
Oakland Unified School District
Piedmont: City of Piedmont
Piedmont Unified School District
Richmond: City of Richmond
Directory of Richmond Schools
Alameda County: Official Site
East Bay Real Estate Directory
Contra Costa County: Official Site
Other: More Bay Area Cities
California School Districts
Online Guide to K-12 Schools
Bay Area Private Schools
Public School Review
Private School Review
Community
Berkeley Parents Network
Craigslist
Environmental
ABAG Earthquake Maps
ABAG: Other Natural Hazards
Newspapers
San Francisco Chronicle
Berkeley Daily Planet
East Bay Express
Mercury News
Parks & Recreation
East Bay Regional Parks
Bay Area Hiker
Service Providers
Please contact me for a reference to a service provider: helene@helenebarkin.com
Transit
BART: Bay Area Rapid Transit
AC Transit: Alameda and Contra Costa
Caltrain
San Francisco Cable Cars
Blue and Gold Fleet (commuting & tour ferries)
SF Gate: live traffic reports
Bay Area Transit Information
Utilities
Gas & Electric: PG&E: 800-743-5000
Telephone: Pacific Bell: 800.310.2355
Water: EBMUD: 510.835.3000 or 510.287.1380
Cable TV: Albany: Century Cable: 510-526-9567
Berkeley: TCI: 510-262-1800
El Cerrito: TCI: 510-262-1800
Emeryville: TCI: 510-262-1800
Kensington: Century Cable: 510-526-9567
Oakland: TCI: 510-262-1800
Piedmont: TCI: 510-262-1800
Waste Management: Albany: 510-613-8710
Berkeley: 510-644-8856
El Cerrito: 510-237-4321
Emeryville: 510-613-8710
Kensington: 510-237-4614
Oakland: 510-613-8710
Piedmont: 510-613-8710