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Posted inHousing & Development

Berkeley zoning board approves new 6-story building

A small clapboard house on Durant Avenue and surface parking lot on Bancroft Way in Berkeley are set to be replaced by a 6-story mixed-use building with 50 units and ground-floor retail after a unanimous zoning board vote Thursday night. Commissioner Sophie Hahn called the project, from Kahn Design Associates, “an incredibly handsome building” that was “beautifully designed,” […]

Posted inHousing & Development

Berkeley zoning board to consider demolition on Durant

The Berkeley Zoning Adjustments Board will consider granting a permit to demolish a 2-story, 18-unit rent-controlled apartment building on Durant Avenue at its meeting Thursday, June 25, as part of the owner’s plan to replace it with a 5-story, 56-unit building. The board’s main decision will be to determine whether to grant the demolition permit for 2631 Durant […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeleyside Police Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, July 18-24

This is a partial list of recent crimes in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. See past crime blotters here. (Note to readers: We always appreciate photographs and tips, about breaking news or neighborhood safety issues, via email at tips@berkeleyside.com.) The following items represent just a sampling of calls, and times […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeleyside Police Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, July 11-17

This is a partial list of recent crimes in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. See past crime blotters here. (Note to readers: We always appreciate photographs and tips, about breaking news or neighborhood safety issues, via email at tips@berkeleyside.com.) The following items represent just a sampling of calls, and times […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeleyside Police Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, July 4-10

This is a partial list of recent crimes in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. See past crime blotters here. (Note to readers: We always appreciate photographs and tips, about breaking news or neighborhood safety issues, via email at tips@berkeleyside.com.) The following items represent just a sampling of calls, and times […]