Xiaoyan Lin, a designer who emigrated from China, opens up her garage for one of her seasonal sales. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
More Berkeley residents will be able to reduce, reuse and recycle with the opening of the city’s second refill shop, on Vine Street.
Berkeley’s ground-floor commercial vacancy rates didn’t budge from 2021 to 2022, according to a new city report. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
PG&E has restored power to most of the homes and businesses that lost it during Tuesday’s storm, but some outages remained Thursday evening.
Closures include the pharmacy on Solano Avenue in Berkeley as well as the branch in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood.
Animal Farm Discount Pet Foods was a mainstay on the corner of San Pablo Avenue and Cedar Street for 35 years. Even the owner’s parrot felt it was time to go.
College, Solano and North Shattuck would be zoned for greater density under the eight-year housing plan adopted by the Berkeley City Council.
Supporters say the devices help people navigate popular Berkeley neighborhoods, while critics say bringing ads into public spaces isn’t worth the revenue the city gains.
David Phillips did more than save whales. He helped spread environmental activism around the world. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
At Dom Morales’ plant shop, mom and pop help with the displays — and almost everything else. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
The 13-unit Solano Avenue building was subject to an Ellis Act eviction nearly three years ago.
Nine touch-screen kiosks from IKE Smart City can be found in Berkeley today. The company wants to roll out another 17 starting next year.