He was instrumental in helping get the Ed Roberts Campus built.
Berkeley home, formerly for sale for $1, demolished to make room for apartments
The developer and preservationists had hoped to save it, but the house was so large it would have to be cut in two to be brought through Berkeley streets.
116-year-old brown-shingle home moved through the streets of Berkeley
This brown-shingle duplex had to be moved to make way for the construction of the 205-unit Acheson Commons complex.
Berkeley preps new cellphone radiation safety law
Judging by this Berkeley gate, it’s clear that there will be at least some support in the city for proposed required warnings, under consideration by the city council, about safe cellphone use. Photo: Fragmentary Evidence Judging by this Berkeley gate, it’s clear that there will be at least some support in the city for proposed required warnings, […]
4 Berkeley buildings to get upgrades after library lawsuit
Ashkenaz will use a $27,000 grant it received from the Berkeley Preservation Trust to seismically upgrade its building and help fund a new roof. Photo: Joe Balestreri A bell tower constructed in 1878. A nursery school built in 1927. An import-export warehouse converted into a music venue. A prefabricated panel cottage put together in 1887. […]
Anderson and Belser vie for District 3 council seat
The Lorin District, at the intersection of Ashby and Adeline, is one of the commercial hubs of District 3. Photo: John C. Osborn There isn’t a big policy divide between two-term incumbent Max Anderson and challenger Dmitri Belser in the race for the District 3 City Council seat. The South Berkeley district is one of […]
Disability advocate challenges Max Anderson for council
Dmitri Belser, who is running for City Council, in a Victorian house on 62nd Street he is renovating with his partner. Photo: Judith Scherr Dmitri Belser, who is running for City Council, in a Victorian house on 62nd Street he is renovating with his partner. Photo: Judith Scherr By Judith Scherr Dmitri Belser runs a program that makes […]
Berkeley home moves across town, slice of history saved
The second story of the Cheney Cottage makes its way along Sacramento Street on Sunday February 20. Photo: Tracey Taylor. Last Sunday, a house went on a journey across Berkeley. To be precise, it was half a house, the top half, and eagle-eyed Berkeleyans may have spotted it making its way, slowly, at walking pace, […]