The smoke from the West Berkeley warehouse fire as seen from Delaware Street. Photo: Raph Levien

Every week, Berkeleyside publishes dozens of articles about what’s going on in Berkeley. Some of them might have passed you by. Here are four stories we think you’ll want to catch up on. 

1. The West Berkeley fire and its aftermath

A multi-alarm fire in West Berkeley last Saturday night destroyed the Wooden Duck warehouse and damaged and destroyed numerous local businesses.

2. Federal report calls to stop post office sale

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation issued a report on Thursday excoriating the U.S. Postal Service for its plan to sell dozens of historic post offices, including Berkeley’s main post office.

3. Berkeley’s long-shuttered UC Theatre to get new life

David Mayeri announced plans this week to revive the UC Theatre on University Avenue, which has been closed since 2001.

4. Renewed push to clean up Strawberry Creek Park in West Berkeley

Gang violence, graffiti and drug use have sparked plans to clean up West Berkeley’s Strawberry Creek Park.

Find all Berkeleyside’s recent articles in our “All the News” section.

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