After 4.5 years leading Telegraph Avenue’s merchants association, Stuart Baker has stepped down from the role to take a well-deserved break.
In the pricey Bay Area an employer is using guaranteed housing as a retention strategy.
Many doubted it would ever come to pass, but construction work has started at the long-vacant lot at Haste Street and Telegraph Avenue in Southside Berkeley.
A Sundays on Telegraph event in July 2014: the Telegraph Public Realm Plan proposes changes to make the storied avenue more pedestrian-oriented. Photo: Daniel Levine To glimpse Telegraph Avenue as its visionaries and community leaders see it is to view a thriving, bustling European-like utopia, complete with pedestrian plaza, solar-powered trash cans, and enough parklets […]
As Cal students return to campus, we visit the avenue which has visibly changed in the past year. Local merchants, and the TBID that represents them, say more positive transformations are on the way.
Merchants in business districts such as the Elmwood are opposed to a new proposal that would see the minimum wage rise to $19/hour. Photo: Sharon Hahn Darlin By Lisa Tsering Berkeley business owners say a new proposed minimum wage hike will quite simply drive them out of business and, in the process, destroy the unique flavor […]