Some of Berkeley’s biggest developers, concerned about homelessness, have donated to the city fund. At least two of them did so while Berkeley was considering their projects.
Berkeley community and zoning board members had a chance Thursday to weigh in on what the environmental impact report for a large mixed-use project planned for 1900 Fourth St. should focus on. The “Spenger’s parking lot” project has been in the works for years, with efforts ramping up in 2014 when project reps said they found no […]
A developer is seeking to make major changes to the West Berkeley block where Spenger’s Fish Grotto has operated since 1933.
Plans to rebuild the Safeway store on College and Claremont on the Oakland-Berkeley border have been on the drawing board for more than two years. In fact, the store has put a number of different proposals in front of the city of Oakland and local residents. And, while the latest design, by Lowney Architecture, has […]
Artist Jana Bouc remembers back in the 70s when her dog, Kangaroo, used to play with her Berkeley neighbor Denny’s dog who was called Zut. Today, the late Zut is memorialized with a new restaurant on Fourth Street that bears his name — owned, of course, by the brains behind Fourth Street, developer Denny Abrams. Bouc was […]