The Berkeley Marina is slated to receive an influx of cash following a successful lobbying campaign for a $15 million earmark from the state.
Berkeley averaged about 20 catalytic converter thefts each month during the first quarter of 2022. By July, it was closer to 60, police say.
Renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel’s Encuentros Orchestra stopped by Berkeley for its final show of the year last Thursday.
Budrick wrote a book about his experiences as one of Chez Panisse’s earliest employees. In his youth, he sang in the Army and sold fur coats from the back of a VW Bug.