PG&E has restored power to most of the homes and businesses that lost it during Tuesday’s storm, but some outages remained Thursday evening.
Watch: Plans to restore local path put on hold after community outcry
Oakland has postponed plans to repair a worn-down path near the Claremont Hotel after petitioning from local residents. Watch our video story.
Bites: East Bay restaurants open on Thanksgiving, Three Babes pop-up
Don’t miss the latest food news, updates and events happening in the East Bay.
Berkeley neighbors cite parking, traffic concerns in opposing Claremont Hotel condos
A February 2016 proposal to build 43 condominium units at the Claremont Hotel on a parking lot is facing stiff opposition from Berkeley neighbors.
Claremont Hotel’s new restaurant gets a reboot
The new restaurant will be called Limewood and offer a menu of dishes rooted in East Bay said its general manager.
Wild bees can now check in at the Claremont Hotel
The bee hotel was designed in partnership with Pollinator Partnership as a spot for nesting and reproduction, rather than producing honey.
Landmark Claremont Court house on market for $5.45M
2840 Claremont Boulevard built in 1910, is on the market for $5.45M Photo: BHG Real Estate One of the first houses built in Claremont Court is on the market for $5.45 million, marking it as one of the most expensive residences ever for sale in Berkeley. The light-filled landmark home at 2840 Claremont Blvd. has […]
Antoinette, Hoi Polloi, Valentine’s Day, more
Catch up on all of this week’s food news, like Hoi Polloi’s expansion and Genova Delicatessen’s uncertain future, in this week’s Bites. Plus, get the deets on Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day specials!
Shop Talk: The ins and outs of Berkeley businesses
The Claremont Hotel has been revamped under new ownership, and chef Dominique Crenn is helping open a new restaurant there. File photo NEW RESTAURANT AT CLAREMONT HOTEL Twenty months after the Fairmont hotel group, FRHI Hotels & Resorts, acquired the Claremont, its multi-million dollar renovation is complete. The hotel (which has a Berkeley zipcode but is […]
Berkeley man at center of new book, ‘Tangled Vines’
Mark Anderson, who is serving a 27-year prison sentence, attended John Muir Elementary School and enjoyed many favorite childhood haunts in the Claremont neighborhood.
Berkeley hotel project drops condos; at DRC this week
The hotel proposed at 2129 Shattuck. Image: JRDV Urban International Thursday night, Berkeley’s Design Review Committee will get its third look at the 16-story hotel planned downtown at Shattuck Avenue and Center Street. The 168-foot-tall building is set to include 336 hotel rooms, some retail, and about 11,000 square feet of conference space. A parking […]
New 16-story downtown condo/hotel project to appeal to empty nesters, visiting professors
Jim Didion of Center Street LLC (left) and Richard Kelleher, CEO of Pyramid Hotels, are teaming up to construct a 16-story hotel in downtown Berkeley. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The new developer of a 16-story hotel in downtown Berkeley plans to build up to 35 condominiums and include kitchens in every room so people can stay […]