A six-story, 101-unit project proposed in Berkeley at San Pablo and Hearst avenues won near-unanimous approval Thursday night from the zoning board.
In a nod to neighborhood concerns about traffic and parking, cars coming to get serviced at the new site will pull completely inside the building and not sit on the street.
The property has hosted everything from a mattress store to an overflowing artist warehouse. Now, as its owners prepare to sell the site, its future is in question.
City Council has voted to try to find a way to construct buildings made up of tiny stackable units to house those living on Berkeley’s streets.
The year comes to a close with six new restaurant openings this month and seven closures, including three businesses that will shutter after New Year’s Eve service.
Berkeley will soon be home to not one, but two, salad-centric restaurants — SoCal-based Tender Greens is planning to set up shop at 2071 University Ave.
More than 400 people gathered in West Berkeley Saturday to mark 10 years of the local news site and to celebrate its community of supporters.