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Posted inHousing & Development

Berkeley breaks ground on affordable housing project

A rendering of the new affordable homes that will be built in South Berkeley, as they will look from Harper Street. Image: courtesy Satellite Affordable Housing Associates A rendering of the new affordable homes that will be built in South Berkeley, as they will look from Harper Street. Image: courtesy Satellite Affordable Housing Associates On Tuesday, Berkeley broke ground […]

Posted inCommunity

Community helps plan new South Berkeley parklet

The spot on Ellis Street where Berkeley’s third parklet is planned. The mural behind, called “Music on Our Minds,” was painted in 2009 by Edythe Boone in collaboration with young people from Youth Spirit Artworks. The mural depicts influential South Berkeley community members, including long-time resident Richie Smith and musicians. Photo: Kathleen Costanza in collaboration with young people from […]

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‘Patient No More’ show in Berkeley documents a historic disability rights protest

A segment of the sweeping mural at the Ed Roberts Campus, part of the ‘Patient No More’ exhibition. Photo: Fran Osborne A segment of the sweeping mural at the Ed Roberts Campus, part of the ‘Patient No More’ exhibition. Photo: Fran Osborne By Margit Stange “Patient No More: People with Disabilities Securing Civil Rights,” a […]

Posted inBusiness, Community, Events

LifeLong Medical Care opens new clinic in South Berkeley

LifeLong Medical Care is having a grand opening Monday for its new clinic at the Ed Roberts Campus in South Berkeley. Photo: John Sutton Photography LifeLong Medical Care is having a grand opening Monday for its new clinic at the Ed Roberts Campus in South Berkeley. Photo: John Sutton Photography LifeLong Medical Care will hold a grand opening ceremony […]

Posted inBusiness

Berkeley Honda says its future is at risk

Berkeley Honda, seen here at its temporary 2627 Shattuck Ave. location, hopes to one day relocate to 2777 Shattuck. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Berkeley Honda, seen here at its temporary 2627 Shattuck Ave. location, hopes to one day relocate to 2777 Shattuck. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Representatives of Berkeley Honda told the Berkeley City Council earlier this week that […]

Posted inCommunity

Adeline report highlights desire for affordable housing

Neighbors presented their vision for the Adeline Corridor on Saturday while city consultants acted as scribes. Photo: Natalie Orenstein The city of Berkeley unveiled its preliminary existing conditions report for the Adeline Corridor planning project at a packed community meeting Saturday, Aug. 29. The presentation was the culmination of five months spent gathering community input on […]

Posted inCommunity

Friends of Adeline: ‘Our future shall be determined by us’

Community members discussed concerns related to the city’s Adeline Corridor revitalization plan during the third Friends of Adeline community forum, which took place at the Black Repertory Group’s theater Saturday. Photo: Emily Dugdale Community members discussed concerns related to the city’s Adeline Corridor revitalization plan during the third Friends of Adeline community forum, which took […]

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Berkeley neighbors say affordability will be key to proposed Adeline Street project

Conceptual plans for 2902 Adeline, which the developer says will likely change as the project goes through the entitlement process. Image: Trachtenberg Architects About 40 people crammed into the community room at the South Branch of the Berkeley Public Library on Wednesday night to hear about a new project proposed at Adeline and Russell streets, and offer […]