An innovative new shopping development, made entirely of shipping containers, is in the works for Berkeley's Sacramento Street.
Two pre-school friends have teamed up to buy and renovate a former bike repair shop in South Berkeley to create a new neighborhood restaurant.
Two local organizations have put out separate calls seeking artists to participate in projects underway in collaboration with the city of Berkeley.
Community members who live near the corner of Sacramento Street and Ashby Avenue have taken beautification into their own hands by creating a large mural to celebrate two neighborhood civil rights leaders, and cover the front of a property that has been vacant for decades.
Two life partners yearned for a great café in their south Berkeley neighborhood, so they decided to open one.
Several dozen South Berkeley residents and city staffers came together Tuesday night to brainstorm about how to make three key changes in the neighborhood.
Moxy Beer Garden, owned by Berkeley couple Amy and Mike Voisenat, will offer a menu of burgers, salads, and 14 craft beers on tap.
A number of colorful new street banners have appeared in Berkeley’s Adeline-Ashby and Sacramento Street neighborhoods. They are the result of a city-funded effort to help discrete commercial districts brand themselves and promote what they see as their distinct attributes.
The family of Pam Mullins, who was shot dead Tuesday night while riding her bicycle on Sacramento Street, honored her memory by setting up a street memorial – and insisting she was not involved with drugs or gangs.
Update, 6:44 p.m.: The Berkeley Police Department has confirmed the identity of shooting victim Pamela Mullins, 50, of Berkeley. Mullins was killed in the 2700 block of Sacramento Street. According to a written statement released at 6:28 p.m.: “BPD detectives are continuing to work hard to gather information and determine a motive for this incident.”
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