It’s rare when Berkeley has even one bank robbery, but Wednesday there were two.
Bill Woodcock talks to Berkeleyside about why a cooperative is trying to interfere with the sale of .org, the digital home to the world’s nonprofits.
Also: Gift store Pot-Pourri will open in North Berkeley in mid-January; and Radbird Fashion will move temporarily so its space can be retrofitted.
A customer at a Chinese restaurant on Solano Avenue in North Berkeley was injured Friday when a decorative beam fell from the ceiling and struck him in the head, authorities report.
“This is a beginning of a process,” Mayor Jesse Arreguín told a passionate crowd Tuesday.
Owners of a 13-unit property have evicted all their tenants in order to sell the property. Community groups are trying to put pressure on the landlords so they sell it to the tenants.
Police in Berkeley are investigating a violent attack by a stranger on a woman inside her North Berkeley home on a recent Friday afternoon, authorities report.
Touchstone Climbing has secured its building permit from the city of Berkeley to construct a new climbing gym on Solano Avenue where the Oaks Theatre once operated. It’s been a long time coming.
The fire also heavily damaged Dorothée Mitrani’s home.
The 40-year-old Capoeira Foundation has brought thousands to Berkeley and now hopes to own its home.
The director of Step One Preschool replaced rugs after a study by the Green Science Policy Institute found worrisome chemicals in the carpets of that school and 17 others.
The temporary relocation addresses safety issues but not the longterm future of Oxford.