Spike in Berkeley burglaries puts residents on edge [Berkeley Voice]
Cal ponders swapping state funds for federal ones [SF Biz Times]
Berkeley’s Five Star Video: last man standing [Patch]
Riverbed: From Berkeley coffee shop to SOMA lease [SF Biz Times]
Alice Waters to start edible schoolyard in Sacramento [Sac Bee]
Cooking up Indian bitter melons from Berkeley Bowl [YumSugar]
Andy Warhol “Polaroids” at Berkeley Art Museum [HuffPo]
Getting hands on cookbook collection of Jeremiah Tower [Inside Scoop]
Bay Citizen on track to merge with Berkeley’s CIR [CIR]
GETTING MEATY Green Papaya, the Thai vegetarian restaurant at 2016 Shattuck in downtown, is switching it up. It’s changing its name to Thanu’s Kitchen and is adding meat to the menu. A notice on the door says that the new spot will open soon. “Although we’re changing things up a bit here, we will still offer vegetarians our selective menu and, no worries, our utilities such as pots, pans, and ingredients for vegetarian will most definitely be separated from non-vegetarian,” write the owners, who say the change is due to “a low volume of vegan/vegetarian consumers”.
More than six years after a devastating fire ripped through a Vallejo warehouse, destroying 4.5 million bottles of premium wine worth more than $100 million, a man has been sentenced for the crime.
Berkeleyside is thrilled to announce that on Monday March 5th we will be hosting the Berkeleyside Local Business Forum 2012: Startup Berkeley.
The marble counter at Gioia Pizzeria on Hopkins Avenue used to be crowded with people eating slices of formaggio or funghi pizza.
It’s still a little hard to believe that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decided to eliminate the short subject categories back in 1992, arguing that the awards had “long ceased to reflect the realities of theatrical motion picture exhibition.” The ensuing outcry compelled the Academy to reverse course, and today short films continue to garner well-deserved, if brief, exposure on Oscar night.
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