TheatreFirst’s leaders have failed in a last-minute fight to save the company. They first announced its closure earlier this summer.
The company’s leaders said Friday that TheatreFirst was closing due to a lease dispute with the city, but negotiations are now expected and the theater’s future is unclear.
Work at the site included a seismic retrofit and maintenance upgrades, as well as other improvements, and was funded by the Measure T1 bond.
Part of Adeline Street has been completely repaved and improvements are planned on University Avenue at the marina. Live Oak Park’s community center is being rebuilt. It’s all part of T1 bond measure work underway now.
“The City’s budget is a reflection of City policies, goals, and priorities. The budget process assigns resources to address the goals, objectives, and community priorities set by the City Council.” Christine Daniels, City Manager When the parks tax (Measure F) was passed by an overwhelming majority last fall, most residents probably assumed that the revenue […]
Major work is planned at James Kenney. Photo: City of Berkeley James Kenney Park in West Berkeley is slated for major repairs in the coming fiscal years, which will likely require closure of parts of its community center for 6-8 months, according to city staff. Staff provided an update regarding municipal park projects to the Berkeley City […]