Before it was knocked down, the rent-controlled building was the focus of a fight between its tenants and UC Berkeley.
The co-founder of animal rights group Direct Action Everywhere got a suspended sentence in North Carolina of six to 17 months.
When Gary and I moved from Ithaca, New York, back to the Bay Area in 1990 and looked for a house, the threat of fire never crossed my mind.
About 1,100 students will be housed in two buildings in the long-contested park.
The new owners, who have experience in sales and the publishing world, will take over on Nov. 1.
Cal can now tear down 1921 Walnut St. and the $300 million Anchor House project can proceed.
Buildings have burned and been crushed by snow but there has never been a threat as large as the Caldor Fire.
But construction won’t start until the 50 or so people living at People’s Park have been housed or offered services, chancellor says.
An Alameda County judge ruled that campus must study the impacts of its growth before it expands any further.
UC Berkeley did not do an adequate analysis of the impacts of its growth on the community, the suits contend.
A mother and her daughter were walking in Berkeley when a car struck them around 9:56 p.m. Monday. The daughter survived.
The decision by the California Supreme Court means a 260-unit complex with 130 units of affordable housing can proceed on the contested Ohlone land.
The university will also pay $920,000 into the city’s Housing Trust Fund as recompense for the structure.
A mother and her daughter were walking in Berkeley when a motorist struck them around 10 p.m. Monday. The daughter survived.
The fire appears likely to have been caused by someone at a homeless encampment, the East Bay parks fire chief said.
Even though the city of Berkeley has reached a settlement, others are fighting the university in court.