One of the plaintiffs worked at the Telegraph Avenue store and left after she was told to take off her Black Lives Matter pin.
Protesters came to support a former employee who quit after she was told to remove a face mask that had “Black Lives Matter” printed on it.
Multiple readers asked Berkeleyside on Friday afternoon why Whole Foods on Gilman Street in West Berkeley appeared to have been evacuated and closed.
Whole Foods closed Monday night after a security officer pepper-sprayed a would-be thief who brandished a knife, authorities report.
Berkeley flocked to a brand new Whole Foods Market today, the city’s second, while other local grocery stores took note.
Another week packed with exciting East Bay food news, including a new sushi restaurant from the Bowl’d crew, and a new Berkeley bakery.
While an “alcohol-alternative” bar is coming to Berkeley, a straight-up speakeasy has opened in Alameda.
West Berkeley’s Gilman Street commercial corridor is getting busy, with Whole Foods set to open in November, and a new Philz Coffee outlet opening today.
The 47,800-square-foot complex is scheduled to open on Gilman at 10th Street on Nov. 4, the company said Tuesday.