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Shop Talk: Siamese Dream and Molly b. won’t close after all; Telegraph vendor suffers stroke
Customers who read about the closing sale on Berkeleyside helped Siamese Dream stay in business. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
Bancroft Hotel could become housing, with promise of ‘light touch’ renovation
The owner wants to convert the hotel near UC Berkeley into apartments, and build more housing on the parking lot next door.
Update: Charges filed in UC Berkeley sexual battery spree
The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has charged the suspect with three counts of misdemeanor sexual battery, one each from incidents on April 5, 8 and 9, according to court records.
Major Berkeley streets could get bus lanes in coming years
City officials are taking early steps toward building transit lanes along University, Telegraph and Shattuck avenues — though the plans are a long way from reality.
City Council votes to support UC Berkeley appeal against People’s Park ruling
The city has backed the university’s plans to build student housing at People’s Park following a $82.6M settlement in 2021.
Michael Delacour, People’s Park co-founder, dies at 85
Delacour hosted the first meetings to organize and build People’s Park at his Berkeley home in the 1960s.
UC Berkeley will close 3 libraries amid shrinking budget
The closures and cuts will save the university about $1 million per year, but critics say the cost to research and community life is higher.
Cal student charged with raping ex-girlfriend inside her sorority
The woman’s housemates heard her scream, and held the man down until police arrived, according to authorities.
Construction equipment removed from People’s Park
Tow trucks arrived at the park around 7 a.m. and started loading the heavy equipment onto the flatbeds.
Why Berkeley could see housing construction drop in 2023
Berkeley is seeing more new housing than other Bay Area cities, but could still feel a nationwide construction slump.
Court ruling could upend Cal’s plan to build on People’s Park
The draft opinion says the UC didn’t adequately explain why other sites weren’t considered for the student housing project.