UC Berkeley launches campus climate survey (Daily Cal)
The decline of Berkeley’s Telegraph Avenue (Beyond Chron)
Photo gallery: Berkeley’s Belli Osteria (Mercury News)
Eating your way around Berkeley (eTravelBlackboard)
A tale of love letters and poison pens (Inter Press Service)
End-of-year Berkeley rental rates stagnate (Daily Cal)
Girlfriend grieves for man shot on Berkeley street (Tribune)
SAN PABLO & UNIVERSITY The area around San Pablo and University Avenues is buzzing with new tenants moving in to vacant retail spaces. As previously noted, eco-friendly mattresses and sleep products store Keetsa is moving into the building at 2117 San Pablo, having relocated from the 811 University. Keetsa, which also has stores in New York and San Francisco, is in the process of building out the space and will open in a few months. And a furniture company has taken the lease at the beautifully restored 2001 San Pablo Ave. The identity of the furniture company has not yet been released. Expected move-in date is around April. And the intersection may soon see the arrival of a convenience store if an application by 7-Eleven to take over 2000 San Pablo is approved. (more…)
Update, Feb. 6, 5:40 p.m. Police said Wednesday that the victim and his partner were walking in the 2100 block of Haste when Hogue approached them and asked the victim about his sexual orientation. According to police, Hogue then stabbed the victim. It doesn’t appear that they knew each other; police described it as “a random attack.” No information was available as to the victim’s medical condition.
The abandoned chickens appeared one afternoon in December, in the parking lot near Tilden Park’s Little Farm. Nine of them, right next to the bus stop. Whoever dumped them had sprinkled feed on the ground, and apparently hoped the Little Farm would adopt them. Not so.
A police officer on patrol interrupted a robbery attempt late last week in south Berkeley, which led to the arrest of two men, authorities said Monday.
For the past year Renato Sardo and Dario Barbonehave been making charming conchiglioni and traditional maccheroni from organic American flours in Jack London Square.
Our Practical Heaven is a personality study about three generations of women who gather over several holiday seasons.
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