A merchant who loved shopping for antiques as much as selling them leaves a neighborhood of antique shops. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
After suffering serious falls, Betty Gray hasn’t been able to leave her second-floor apartment to run Alice’s Relaxing Bath and Gift Shop.
For many, an over-the-counter zoning certificate may be all that’s needed now, rather than going through public hearings and paying thousands of dollars.
The latest phase of the years-long process to develop a long-range plan is on display through Friday.
A film about legendary Berkeley activist Mable Howard and her daughter, noted artist Mildred Howard, tells a bigger Berkeley story.
Council says it will consider the possibility of sanctioned encampments for homeless residents in Berkeley.
The encampment’s lawsuit against BART and the city of Berkeley will go forward, however.
BART police evicted the camp around 5 a.m. On the opposite side of the BART tracks, the “Here There” camp remains intact.
A temporary restraining order buys the “Here There” camp one more week, but its neighbor camp on the same plot of land could be evicted tonight.
The Bay Area Rapid Transit District has put two South Berkeley homeless camps on notice that it’s time to go.
BioFuel Oasis on Ashby Avenue has launched a fundraising campaign to help it create an online store, get better signage, and buy a shipping container to use as storage on the site.
About 100 South Berkeley residents showed up to a town hall organized by Councilman Ben Bartlett to discuss a homeless activist encampment and its demands for a portable bathroom.