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After years of deferred maintenance, Berkeley asks nonprofits to pay for fixes

The Berkeley Rowing Club.  Photo: BRC The Berkeley Rowing Club.  Photo: BRC After years of neglect, Berkeley has begun requiring nonprofit organizations renting buildings from the city to undertake and pay for long-deferred maintenance and capital improvements. About one dozen nonprofits have entered into lease negotiations with the Parks, Recreation and Waterfront department over the […]

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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

DJ Dave (aka David Wittman), will headline the Berkeley Public Library Foundation’s Tall Tales & Local Ales evening. Photo: Courtesy of Berkeley Public Library Foundation NOT YOUR USUAL LIBRARY EVENT The Berkeley Public Library Foundation is holding a “spirited after-hours event” on Saturday, Oct. 10. Tall Tales & Local Ales will feature David “DJ Dave” […]

Posted inEvents

The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

View from the University Club where the Uncharted Party is on Friday evening. And yes, the Giants game will be showing there too! Photo: UCB UNCHARTED Wake up tomorrow morning and mingle with some of the most prominent and captivating thinkers across the disciplines. Berkeleyside presents the second annual Uncharted, a two-day festival jam-packed with  stimulating discussion and […]