Westbrae Nursery, in existence since the 1930s, now has seven worker-owners. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
For decades, the jewelers — whose founder helped start the Solano Stroll — has been an intimate part of many Berkeley residents’ lives.
Sonny Han, owner of Payn’s Stationery on Solano Avenue, talks about survival and his fortuitous decision to install mailboxes before the pandemic lockdown.
Roscoe Skipper and Wendy Brucker have closed 12-year-old Tuscan trattoria Corso and sold their 26-year-old restaurant Rivoli, which will remain open.
The three candidates align on many issues, like affordable housing and public transit, but have different methods to accomplish these goals.
Meet your District 5 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
Police have arrested an Oakland man on suspicion of three unarmed bank robberies in Berkeley in January and one in Pinole, authorities report.
For the third time in less than a week, an unarmed man took money from a Berkeley bank during a robbery, authorities reported Monday evening.
It’s rare when Berkeley has even one bank robbery, but Wednesday there were two.
A customer at a Chinese restaurant on Solano Avenue in North Berkeley was injured Friday when a decorative beam fell from the ceiling and struck him in the head, authorities report.
Owners of a 13-unit property have evicted all their tenants in order to sell the property. Community groups are trying to put pressure on the landlords so they sell it to the tenants.
Touchstone Climbing has secured its building permit from the city of Berkeley to construct a new climbing gym on Solano Avenue where the Oaks Theatre once operated. It’s been a long time coming.