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Berkeley’s Sacramento Street corridor on the rise Berkeley city staff are taking aim at a South Berkeley neighborhood that has struggled economically in recent years by teaming up with residents, as well as business and property owners, to make improvements hoped to make a difference in the near-term along Sacramento Street. Last week, some 30 people attended a meeting at San […]

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Berkeley mail disrupted after human waste put in mailbox

Two mailboxes outside the South Berkeley Post Office, at 3175 Adeline St., were vandalized in September. Photo: Emilie Raguso South Berkeley U.S. Postal Service users may have noticed the removal and subsequent return of an outdoor mailbox on Adeline Street in mid-September. According to Augustine Ruiz Jr., postal service spokesman, two boxes outside the station […]

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Calling all artists: Chances to make your mark in Berkeley

John Knox (right), Executive Director of the Earth Island Institute, stands next to Ryan Kerrigan, the artist who created “Redwood,” the box sponsored by Earth Island. Photo: Deborah Zierten via Streets Alive! Two local organizations have put out separate calls seeking artists to participate in projects underway in collaboration with the city of Berkeley. One […]