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ELECTION 2022: Full coverage | BERKELEY POLICE: Leaked text messages

Posted inCity

Measure S: Will it help or hurt the homeless?

Measure S would prohibit sitting on the sidewalk, during certain hours, in Berkeley’s commercial districts. Photo: Emilie Raguso Measure S would prohibit sitting on the sidewalk, during certain hours, in Berkeley’s commercial districts. Photo: Emilie Raguso On Nov. 6, Berkeley voters will decide whether to approve a controversial ordinance to ban, in most cases, sitting […]

Posted inCrime & Safety, Schools

University, residents collaborate on campaign for quiet

Signs in the Piedmont/Parker neighborhood remind students that Berkeley ordinances require quiet after 10 p.m. Photo: Lance Knobel This weekend, a group of local residents and Cal joined forces to ask for some peace and quiet in a southside neighborhood that embraces one of the university’s biggest housing units, as well as fraternity row. The […]

Posted inBusiness

Can Berkeley’s Telegraph Avenue get its mojo back?

Berkeley Design Advocates, a group of urban design specialists, recently formed a charrette to brainstorm ideas for Berkeley’s Telegraph Avenue Berkeley Design Advocates, a group of urban design specialists, recently formed a charrette to brainstorm ideas for Berkeley’s Telegraph Avenue When a group of urban design experts gather to brainstorm ideas for revitalizing Berkeley’s Telegraph […]

Posted inBusiness

Imagining a future for Telegraph Avenue, without blinders

Telegraph Avenue: business owners and Berkeley residents would like to see improvements. Photo: Nancy Rubin This weekend a group of design professionals, architects, urban planners and engineers will come together to dream about possible futures for Berkeley’s Telegraph Avenue. The initiative, which will take the form of a “charrette,” topped and tailed by input from […]