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Residents air concerns about College Ave. Safeway plans

Dozens of local residents attended a community meeting Dec. 13 to hear the latest about the College Avenue Safeway plans. Photo: Emilie Raguso Update, 5:23 p.m.: Via Stuart Flashman, “After another five hours of negotiating today (following up on two hours over the weekend) the agreement has been finalized. The RCPC Board (which has been primed for […]

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Breaking: Neighbors, Safeway agree on College Ave. store

This story was updated at 4:35 p.m.  A mediation effort between Safeway and three community groups opposing aspects of the grocer’s College Avenue store has resulted in a resolution and new agreement, according to statements released this week. As a result, final action on an appeal before the Oakland City Council set for Tuesday, Nov. 13, has been […]

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Oakland Planning Commission approves Safeway plans

Rendering of a new pedestrian walk-way, part of the proposal for a revamped College Ave Safeway which was approved by Oakland Planning Commission this week. Photo: Lowney Architecture On Wednesday, the Oakland Planning Commission unanimously certified the final EIR and approved Safeway’s proposed plans for its College Avenue store which sits on the Oakland-Berkeley border. A […]