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Friday’s fire ‘another hit in the face’ for Telegraph Avenue

Firefighters battling the fire that engulfed the Sequoia Apartments building on Haste and Telegraph Friday. Photo: Pete Rosos The city of Berkeley and the merchants of Telegraph Avenue are encouraging the community to shop on Berkeley’s most famous street this holiday season after a devastating fire left many people homeless on Friday and closed down […]

Posted inArts

What happened when Lonely Island trio visited Amoeba

Back in April, three Berkeley boys made a return visit to their hometown. Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer are the threesome behind Lonely Island, makers of ‘digital shorts” (otherwise known as music videos) for NBC’s Saturday Night Live. The trio visited Amoeba on National Record Store Day to promote their latest album, Turtleneck & Chain, and chat […]

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Photos from the First Local Business Forum

By Queena Kim, The Bay Citizen Welcome to the first ever “Local Business Forum” at Freight & Salvage. On stage tonight were Berkeleyside’s Lance Knobel in conversation with Wired’s Chris Anderson and Autodesk’s Carl Bass, who both live in Berkeley. The Berkeleyside Local Business Forum begins/All photos by citizen journalists from Bay Citizen The doors […]