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Mark Berger was walking his standard poodle, Niko, in the Berkeley Hills on Monday night when a high-pitched animal call took them by surprise. He has shared his audio recording of the encounter with Berkeleyside.
After almost six years on 40th Street, the beer hall says the rising cost of labor and a failure to adapt quickly enough were the reasons it could not stay afloat.
The nearly decade-old veg-friendly diner claims a “staffing shortage obstacle” was its reason for closing. The original Santa Cruz location remains open.
Dred Scott, never a conventional musician, even within the precincts of jazz, makes a return to Berkeley Sunday performing with a trio at the Back Room.
Some highlights of the 39th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, which kicks off on July 18, with many East Bay screenings.