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Francisco Silva's death was one of six worker fatalities in Berkeley over the past 10 years, according to data from Cal/OSHA. Silva was "the type of guy that always offered a hand," his best friend told Berkeleyside.
The longest running Juneteenth festival in Northern California was back in South Berkeley on Sunday.
You won't find sushi or bento boxes at Asuka Uchida and Yoshika Hedberg's upcoming Berkeley restaurant. Instead, they will serve modern "New Japanese" cuisine.
"It's definitely a huge learning curve," says the owner of Bluma Flower Farm, who took over the plots on top of the Garden Village building on Dwight and Fulton that used to be home to Top Leaf Farms.
Settlement discussions between the two sides did not go very far, even though Berkeley and Cal both say they want to resolve their differences outside of court.