Daily Archives: February 27, 2013


The Berkeley Wire: 02.27.13

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The NOSH Wire: 02.27.13

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Our daily round-up of all the East Bay food news out there — brought to you fresh every day in one convenient place. Continue reading »


New building proposed for Sequoia site on Telegraph Ave.

Kahn Telegraph building
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The owners of the property at 2441 Haste St. at Telegraph, scene of a devastating fire in Nov. 2011 that destroyed the five-story Sequoia Apartments, have submitted a proposal to the city of Berkeley to build a new 42-unit, 43,000 sq ft apartment building.

The project would also include retail spaces intended for two restaurants that burned down that night: Café Intermezzo and Raleigh’s Bar & Grill.

The proposal, which was submitted to the city by Kenneth and Gregory Ent on Friday, Feb. 22, would be designed by Berkeley architects Kahn Design Associates, working with developer ROEM. … Continue reading »

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Contest: Name that nosh [02.27.13]

Rudy's Can't Fail Café, Name that nosh. Photo: Emilie Raguso
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Think you know food in the East Bay? Prove it by naming the restaurant and dish in the comments section. Continue reading »

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Arrests, crime narratives from Berkeley Police, Feb. 17-23

A Berkeley police cruiser. Photo: D.H. Parks
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The following items represent just a sampling of calls, and were selected by the Berkeley Police Department, unless otherwise noted. Berkeleyside also requested information about several recent calls, and these items appear first below. Click to see past narratives from police, and Berkeleyside’s most recent compilation of calls for service.

From Feb. 17-23, there were 12 burglary reports, 27 auto break-in or theft reports, and six stolen vehicle reports to the Berkeley Police Department, according to CrimeMapping.comEight robberies and 20 assaults, domestic violence incidents or batteries were reported. These numbers are subject to change. Click the previous links for the most current information. … Continue reading »

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Big Screen Berkeley: In ‘Lore,’ kids navigate WW2

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The sins of the fathers are most definitely visited upon the children in Lore, a new World War II drama opening at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas on Friday March 1. “Oh, no”, I hear you moan, “not another movie about World War II. Surely its admittedly significant cinematic possibilities have long since been exhausted?”, and on most days I might agree with you. This film, however, offers something genuinely different.

Taking its title not from the word meaning ‘a body of traditions and knowledge on a subject or held by a particular group’ but from the first name of its lead character, Lore is the story of five German refugee children traveling light from Bavaria to Hamburg. Their parents arrested by Allied troops (Vati has been a member of the Waffen SS, while Mutti simply appears to be a loyal Nazi), the children are under orders to seek refuge with their grandmother over five hundred miles to the north. … Continue reading »

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Suspect in Santa Cruz killings had lived in Berkeley

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A man suspected of shooting and killing two Santa Cruz police officers on Tuesday had lived in Berkeley and worked as a barista at Cole Coffee on the Oakland-Berkeley border, according to media reports.

Jeremy Peter Goulet, 35, was shot and killed by police not long after two officers were killed at a house in Santa Cruz while answering a call, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Santa Cruz Police Chief Kevin Vogel confirmed Wednesday that the officers were killed while trying to arrest a suspect; Vogel identified them as Detective Sgt. Loran Baker and Detective Elizabeth Butler. The officers were answering a call at an address about a mile northeast of downtown at around 3:30 p.m. when the suspect opened fire.

Records show that Goulet, who had moved to Santa Cruz in September, was listed as having been a resident at an apartment complex on Benvenue Ave. near Derby St. in the Elmwood neighborhood of Berkeley. He appears to have been arrested last Friday, Feb. 22, in Santa Cruz on suspicion of drunk and disorderly conduct. … Continue reading »

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Where in Berkeley?

Where in Berkeley?

WIB 2.27.13

Know where this is? Take a guess and let us know in the Comments.

Update, 4:26 p.m.: This was a particularly difficult one for all you experts out there and took two days of guesses and one big clue. But eventually MeeToo got it, by doing some sleuthing on Google Maps! This bird is on a garage at 1406 Hawthorne Terrace, just below Euclid. Congratulations, MeeToo, on being this week’s winner!

Photo: Sandy Friedland.

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