A huge increase in E. coli bacteria at the north end of Aquatic Park has caused the city to urge community members to minimize activities that require contact with the water. Warning signs are being posted.
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It's rare to be able to catch the Oakland multi-instrumentalist playing his own music and leading his own ensemble, which is one reason Tuesday’s gig at the California Jazz Conservatory is particularly intriguing.
The friends behind this new Jewel Box neighborhood café were inspired by the food, drinks and vibe of eateries in Spain.
Chancellor Carol Christ tells Berkeleyside progress is being made on the university's housing plans. Also: Buildings that might come down because of seismic issues, and the novel experience of a balanced budget.
Berkeley, Oakland, Emeryville, San Leandro, Richmond and San Ramon have welcomed 15 new restaurants this month.
Ophelia and Drac live on the front porch at 1616 Virginia St. They have seasonal outfits and often have conversations that are shown in cartoon-type balloon messages on the wall.