Tenants began moving into the 34-unit affordable senior housing project in March after being chosen among 1,000 applicants.
City, community groups protest UC Berkeley’s plan to update long-range plan in middle of pandemic
Critics say the university should postpone plans until the COVID-19 crisis is over. UC Berkeley officials say the law requires the school to proceed now.
Affordable housing for seniors approved by Berkeley zoning board
A new affordable housing project for seniors, on land at Oxford and Cedar streets donated by — and next to — All Souls Episcopal Parish, won unanimous approval Thursday night from Berkeley’s zoning board.
Oxford Street parklet, Berkeley’s third, opens today
The Oxford Street parklet, which spans the entrances to four restaurants including East Bay Spice Company and Cinnaholic, is downtown’s first.
Berkeley man charged with rape of sleeping woman
Image via Facebook Update, July 6, 2020: The Alameda County District Attorney’s office dismissed the charges in this case in 2017, Berkeleyside has learned. Bay City News reported that the charges were dismissed after the jury deadlocked 7-5 in favor of acquittal. Original story: A woman whose car got locked inside a Berkeley parking garage, and […]
Great China to open in new Berkeley spot in days
Two years after a fire closed down popular downtown Berkeley restaurant Great China, they’re back: bigger and, the owners say, even better.
Punk rocking, vegan Cinnaholic to launch in Berkeley
Picture this: a punk-rock, pin-up style sweet-treats store that aims to break the stereotype that vegan food tastes like cardboard. That’s the concept behind Cinnaholic which will open its first store this summer in Berkeley. Owners Shannon Michelle Radke and Florian Radke, met on an online “vegans and vegetarians” group. She fell in love with his […]
Gather garners ‘good to excellent’ report
In case you missed it, the Chronicle’s Michael Bauer reviewed Berkeley’s Gather Restaurant yesterday, as we predicted he might. Bauer liked the deep-fried cardoons and the vegan charcuterie and described the atmosphere as “a little strident, earthy-crunchy and PC chic. It feels as if the Age of Aquarius has finally come to food.” Read the full […]