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Creekwood and Western Pacific now serving Berkeley; Marin Pizza takes place of Farm Burger; FOB Kitchen at Juhu Beach Club space; Bierhaus, Co Nam and Burlap Coffee to Oakland. Some significant closures too.
A 'sound track for progressives,' a young drummer's birthday, immigrants' rights and Christmas trees on sale. Oh, there's a football game, too.
Police in Berkeley are investigating five robberies at gunpoint that took place in less than two hours Friday, according to crime data reviewed this week by Berkeleyside.
As the City Council moves out of the property, homeless people will move in, for up to 45 nights this winter.
Berkeley's popular Ici ice cream shop has closed both of its locations according to a Thursday Instagram post by the business.
Karen Hemphill gave a forceful speech and Josh Daniels reflected on his tenure through a data-driven presentation.
An Oakland felon on parole for robbery was charged this week with four new commercial robberies in Berkeley in November, according to court papers obtained by Berkeleyside.
Many generations of Berkeley High students have walked the stage and tossed their caps at the dramatic outdoor venue, but the class of 2019 will graduate elsewhere.
Catch up on the latest news about Berkeley's independent local businesses.
The popular KQED food review show premieres its new series on Nov. 29 and it includes three young East Bay food lovers who each highlight an Oakland restaurant.