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Posted inCity, Schools

Fourth Berkeley site proposed for LBL second campus

Marchant Building in promotional materials for East Bay Green Corridor. The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory received a fourth Berkeley proposal for a new campus – the old Marchant Building on San Pablo Avenue near Ashby Avenue. Redico, a Michigan-based real-estate development company, suggested to the lab that the 540,000 square foot building on a 6.5 […]

Posted inBusiness, Housing & Development

Golden Gate Fields to stay — for now

Following our story yesterday on the uncertain future of Golden Gate Fields, northern California’s last horse-racing track, located on the Berkeley-Albany border, the Oakland Tribune reports today that all will remain as is — at least for now — following a proposed bankruptcy settlement struck by the track’s owner. Albany Mayor Joanne Wile said: “We will […]