They include the once bustling scene on Telegraph Avenue, a sign in a pool hall, Totland, Berkeley Iceland, Lake Anza and, of course, the Codornices slide.
Marin Circle Fountain
‘Rash’ of vandalism hits Marin Circle fountain
The North Berkeley landmark has been on the receiving end of soap and colored dye multiple times in the past year, and it is no easy feat to clean up the messes.
Community says ‘no way’ to new signs at Marin Circle
“Right of way” signs that were put up at the Marin Circle on Jan. 16, then removed 10 days later. Photo: Larry Raines “Right of way” signs that were put up at the Marin Circle on Jan. 16, then removed 10 days later. Photo: Larry Raines On Jan. 16 some new traffic signs were erected […]
A fancy hat is the star of the show at Fountain celebration
Former Mayor of Berkeley Shirley Dean wearing "the hat". Photos: Nancy Rubin Many people turned out on Sunday for the 100th anniversary celebration of the Fountain at the Circle in north Berkeley. But, despite the beloved landmark being the center of attention, it was a hat which threatened to steal the show. Shirley Dean, the […]
One of Berkeley’s most beloved landmarks turns 100
The Fountain at the Circle is 100-years old this year and a celebration hopes to raise funds for restoration.
Historic urns restored in Berkeley’s Thousand Oaks
One of the two newly installed urns, at Great Stone Face Park. Photo: Ira Serkes By Jane Tierney Some things are a hundred years in the making. On Saturday, a dedication will be held to celebrate the restoration of three giant urns, signature features of the Thousand Oaks neighborhood, which were originally installed in the early 1900s. […]