The longtime, no-frills Berkeley haunt known for its late hours, affordable eats and diverse, down-to-earth clientele, is closing on Friday.
Police are investigating a bank robbery that happened Monday morning in downtown Berkeley, authorities report.
Live music is returning downtown with regular, socially-distanced performances at The UC Theatre, Bobby G’s, and a planned Freight & Salvage ‘tour’ of downtown parklets.
Six months into the pandemic, businesses set up to serve UC Berkeley see little business. Property owners who usually rent to students have lots of vacancies.
It’s not too late: People can fill out their census forms online until Oct. 15.
Seven years after Berkeleyans rallied to prevent the sale of the downtown post office, another Save the Post Office protest took place at 2000 Allston Way to save not just the building, but the U.S. postal system itself.
Residents found the bullet on the ground after it pierced their front door and struck their child’s toy.
The house was moved a few blocks to make way for construction of a new 37-unit building on Bancroft Way between Shattuck Avenue and Milvia Street.
Berkeley’s zoning board has approved eight medium-to-large housing projects around the city in 2020 totalling 560 units. See the roundup.
Kala Bagai arrived in the U.S. with her family in 1915. Like many other Asians in Berkeley, she was discriminated against.
The project also includes 89 units of affordable housing, at 50%-60% of the area median income, that will be available to the general public on a lottery basis. It is slated to open in 2022.
The four-story apartment complex on Walnut Street sits on land that might become part of a new 850-bed student housing project known as the Gateway.