Authorities said the matter is now a federal investigation.
Masked man robs downtown Berkeley bank
It was Berkeley’s third bank robbery of 2022.
Uncharted, Berkeley’s first ideas festival is 1 week away!
Some of the world’s leading, and most entertaining, experts will be participating at Uncharted on Oct. 25-26 Some of the world’s leading, and most entertaining, experts will be participating at Uncharted on Oct. 25-26 The finishing touches are being applied to the program, the speakers, all world experts in their fields, are tweeting about their […]
Man arrested in Jan. 16 armed robbery of Berkeley bank
The armed robbery took place on Jan. 16 at the Mechanics Bank on Solano Avenue in Berkeley. The Berkeley Police have arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery at Mechanics Bank on Solano Avenue on the morning of Wednesday Jan. 16. James Craig Davis, 33, of San Pablo was arrested during a traffic stop in […]
In case you missed it: Startup Berkeley Forum highlights
Last month, Berkeleyside held its second Local Business Forum, concentrating on “Startup Berkeley” — the strengths and weaknesses of the city for startups. If you weren’t able to attend, or if you just want a quick refresher on the evening, we’ve condensed the two hours into a little more than six minutes of highlights (above). […]
Startup Forum: What does it take to make it in Berkeley?
The evening’s second panel (from left to right): Qeyno Labs’ Kalimah Priforce, MOG’s David Hyman, June Taylor from The Still Room, Stupid Fun Club’s Will Wright and moderator Lance Knobel. All photos: Nancy Rubin The evening’s second panel (from left to right): Qeyno Labs’ Kalimah Priforce, MOG’s David Hyman, June Taylor from The Still Room, […]
New arrival from Brooklyn joins Startup Berkeley panel
Kalimah Priforce moved his startup from Brooklyn to Berkeley Kalimah Priforce describes himself as “a madman on a mission”. Through his startup Qeyno Labs, Priforce works with local partners and schools to bring technology-enabled career discovery into under-served classrooms, using game-like rewards and mentorship from real-life professionals. Priforce will be joining the panel at Berkeleyside’s Local […]
Autodesk signs up for ‘Startup Berkeley’ Forum
Carl Bass, CEO of Autodesk, speaking at TEDxBerkeley this month. Photo: Ira Serkes Berkeleyside is delighted to announce that Autodesk has signed on as a sponsor of the Berkeleyside Local Business Forum 2012: Startup Berkeley, which takes place on Monday March 5th in downtown Berkeley. “Autodesk is interested in encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship,” said Carl […]
Announcing: Berkeleyside Local Business Forum 2012 ‘Startup Berkeley’, Monday March 5, 7-9 pm
Creator of The Sims Will Wright founded his latest company, Stupid Fun Club, in Berkeley Berkeleyside is thrilled to announce that on Monday March 5th we will be hosting the Berkeleyside Local Business Forum 2012: Startup Berkeley. The Forum’s focus will be the strengths, and weaknesses, of the city of Berkeley for startups. What does it […]
Berkeley to reassess Wells Fargo, open account to bids
The City of Berkeley will look at switching its account out of Wells Fargo. Photo: Lance Knobel Last night Berkeley’s City Council voted unanimously to review its banking arrangements with Wells Fargo when the current contract expires at the end of 2012. This followed a recommendation by councilmembers Jesse Arreguín and Darryl Moore to consider alternatives to the 160-year-old […]
Berkeleyans move their money, and small banks benefit
Gary Bell, CEO of Cooperative Federal Credit Union in Berkeley. Photo: Judith Scherr By Judith Scherr On Friday at noon, Mark Coplan waited patiently for his turn to open an account at the Cooperative Center Federal Credit Union on Ashby Avenue. Thirty-eight people did the same on Saturday which was “Move Your Money Day”, also known as “Bank Transfer […]
Bank on Shattuck robbed
A man robbed the Mechanics Bank on Shattuck near Bancroft Way Monday afternoon, but was quickly apprehended by police. The robber walked into the bank around 1:39 pm and handed the teller a note demanding cash. He left the bank and was quickly apprehended by police just a few blocks away on Harold Way. Police […]