The Berkeley Wire: 08.20.14

Lemony Yellow. Photo: Maria Cordell

Berkeley zoning ballot language heading to court

Berkeley City Councilman Jesse Arreguín filed a lawsuit against Berkeley on Wednesday seeking to overturn ballot language that will be used to describe …

Shop Talk: The ins and outs of Berkeley businesses

WELCOME STRANGER A new menswear store with a distinctive buffalo signage is opening in the Elmwood at 2633 Ashby Ave., next door to …

Erik Tarloff’s ‘All Our Yesterdays’ is grounded in Berkeley

What has Erik Tarloff got that I haven’t got? After all, we’re both, let’s say, not getting any younger; both long-time Berkeley …

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The Berkeley Wire: 08.19.14

5 MPH Photo: Ron Rothbart

Uncharted Berkeley Ideas Festival: What’s it all about?

Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas is coming to downtown Berkeley on Oct. 24-25. You may have heard about Uncharted, either recently, or last year, when …

$750K grant may bring big changes to South Berkeley

The city of Berkeley is hoping to dramatically rethink many elements of south Berkeley, thanks to a $750,000 planning grant it received …

Berkeleyside Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, Aug. 7-13

This is a partial list of recent crime in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. The …

1 year after devastating fire, 3 events planned for Berkeley Tuolumne Family Camp

The Friends of Berkeley Tuolumne Camp group is holding three fundraising events, starting on Friday August 22, to mark the first anniversary of the …

The Berkeley Wire: 08.18.14

West Ashby tracks at twilight. Photo: Ira Serkes

New Berkeley Spats owners hope for fall opening

Walking into Shattuck Avenue Spats in downtown Berkeley, it's hard to believe it's been out of operation since 2009. Tables and chairs are …

Berkeley man, 60, falls to his death from Grizzly Peak Blvd

Update, 1:20 p.m.: The victim has been identified by the Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau as Donald Terrence Odwyer, 60, of Berkeley. UCPD …

In Berkeley program, teens learn the law, leadership

Jay-Z and Beyoncé are working out their relationship problems. The celebrities — impersonated uncannily by two 17-year-olds — are pretty angry at …

1 sent to hospital with head trauma after Berkeley fight

A fight broke out in Berkeley in the early morning hours of Saturday, Aug. 16, sending a 20-year-old Richmond man to the hospital …

7 Berkeley stories you won’t want to miss

Man uses skateboard to interrupt stabbing on bus Woman stabbed on AC Transit bus: 'What did I do that made you want to …

Police report 2 arrests, 1 fire, property damage during Michael Brown protest in Berkeley

Berkeleyside has received reports of a protest moving through the streets of Berkeley, around the UC Berkeley campus and downtown, related to the …