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February 28, 2017
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Berkeley to consider landmarking old University Laundry building
The 120-year-old stucco building at Shattuck Avenue and Blake Street reflects Berkeley’s past.
Here are all the local restaurants, bars that opened and closed in February
Over a dozen new restaurants joined the East Bay this month, while eight have closed. Here are all of the details.
Whole Foods to open 365 store in new Temescal development
Temescal, which does not have a large grocery store, is set to have a Whole Foods 365 as part of a new development on Telegraph and 51st Street.
Apartment where couple, cats died ‘red-tagged’ pending expert inspection
The apartment where a young Berkeley couple and their cats were found dead in January has been “red tagged” by city staff, and the building owner has been directed to have the unit inspected by a licensed contractor before anyone can live there again.
Op-ed: Berkeley is a city without a plan for projected population growth
Berkeley is allowing the construction of many new buildings, but not planning how to cope with a 20,000 person increase in population.
Big Screen Berkeley: With ‘Kedi,’ cats get their own feature-length documentary
‘Kedi’ suggests that cohorts of marauding cats rule the streets of Istanbul: lean and wild, they’re the ultimate bohemians, living and loving as they see fit with no apologies.