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Posted inBusiness

WeWork opens office space in downtown Berkeley

WeWork, at 2120 University Ave. (at Shattuck), in downtown Berkeley has newly painted murals by Jason Woodside. Photo: William Newton WeWork, at 2120 University Ave. (at Shattuck), in downtown Berkeley has newly painted murals by Jason Woodside. Photo: William Newton WeWork, which has been called the country’s leading co-working company and is expanding globally at a rapid rate, according […]

Posted inEvents

The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

Students at Le Conte Elementary enjoy persimmons from the school’s tree. Photo: @BerkeleyDineOut on Twitter BERKELEY DINE OUT Berkeley schools district-wide incorporate gardening and cooking into the curriculum. The idea is that the school gardens produce healthy habits and interdisciplinary lessons, along with the fruits and vegetables. But the program has lost federal funding and needs […]

Posted inCrime & Safety

Brief power outages interrupt downtown Berkeley

BART rolled in an emergency generator to downtown Berkeley because of some brief power outages this morning. Photo: Siciliana Trevino PG&E fixed a power outage that affected around 1,900 customers around 2 a.m. — only to find that the fix malfunctioned and caused “momentaries” in downtown Berkeley around 10:45 a.m. The first outage affected the 2300 […]