Each week, Berkeleyside publishes dozens of articles about what’s going on in Berkeley. You’re busy — some of them might have passed you by. Here are five stories, including the photo feature indicated above, we think you’ll want to catch up on.
There will be no grande frappuccinos for local residents, and nearby Alta Bates employees and patients, after the sheer persistence of local residents and business owners saw off the coffee chain.
Even the increases in less serious crimes last year were small, with the exception of robbery reports, which rose from 334 in 2012 to 409 in 2013.
The foundry hopes bankruptcy proceedings will enable it to remain in operation, possibly under a different owner from the Genger family which is in its fourth generation of ownership.
“Sometimes I wish they were dead, but if they were dead they can’t pay for what they did,” Tiffieny Dean says of whoever killed her late partner Toby Eagle, who was shot in his backyard three years ago this month. The case is unsolved and police are hoping for new information.
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