Amazon opened a brick-and-mortar store on the UC Berkeley campus on Jan. 14. Photo: Amazon Amazon opened a sleek, modern, brick-and-mortar store on the UC Berkeley campus Thursday and it promises to ease package delivery and return for students, faculty, staff and the community. But Amazon hopes the store, located in the refurbished Martin Luther […]
Lower Sproul Plaza
Construction to begin on 8-story building in downtown
Berkeley Way West as it will be seen from Shattuck Avenue. Photo: WRNS Studio/UC Berkeley By Yasmin Anwar/Berkeley News Construction is scheduled to begin this month on an 8-story complex in downtown Berkeley to house the campus’ Graduate School of Education, School of Public Health and the Department of Psychology. The 320,000-square-foot building at Berkeley Way and […]
Lower Sproul restaurants, bar opening this fall
Students and locals will have more eating and drinking options once UC Berkeley’s newly rebuilt Lower Sproul Plaza re-opens.
Millennium opens, Iyasare news, more
All the news! The new Millennium opens in Rockridge and Iyasare owner plots to open Zut Tavern on Berkeley’s Fourth Street.
Locals worry new Cal high-rise will reduce parking
A rendering of Berkeley Way West as it would be seen from Shattuck Avenue. Image: WRNS Studio/UC Berkeley A rendering of Berkeley Way West as it would be seen from Shattuck Avenue. Image: WRNS Studio/UC Berkeley Some Berkeley residents and Cal employees are worried a new UC Berkeley high-rise set to be built downtown might create parking issues. The concerns […]
Shots fired on Lower Sproul Plaza; no injuries
An argument between a group of juveniles turned violent Christmas Eve when one pulled out a gun and fired off three shots, according to the University of California police. No one was injured in the incident. UC police went to Lower Sproul Plaza on Dec. 24 at 7:35 p.m. after receiving a report that a […]
New Sproul, design ideas provide optimism for Telegraph
An architect’s rendering of the new Eshleman Hall, along Bancroft Way The future of Telegraph Avenue was the focus of a special work session of Berkeley’s City Council on Tuesday evening. Where most discussions of Telegraph concentrate on the many problems of the area — declining retail sales, vacant lots, troubling street behavior — Tuesday […]