The son of vaudeville actors, Harvey was co-president of the Emerson PTA during integration and helped preserve the Elmwood Theatre.
Willard Neighborhood Association
Plans for new Willard Park clubhouse are in the works
No, there won’t be any “corporate-style office park,” as flyers posted in the neighborhood and on social media falsely claimed.
Berkeley neighbors question parking, height of student-oriented housing planned on Telegraph
Patrick Kennedy hopes to build new housing on Telegraph Avenue, shown in this photo simulation. Image: Lowney Architecture A proposed retail and housing project on Telegraph Avenue that’s already proven controversial with neighbors got its first review last week from Berkeley’s zoning board. The man behind the proposal is Patrick Kennedy, head of Berkeley-based Panoramic Interests, who is working […]
Willard pool reopening on agenda for park bond measure
Colorful graphics welcomed swimmers to Willard Pool when it was open. Photo: Protographer 23 After two failures to secure a pools bond measure, advocates for the reopening of Willard Pool turned out in force at Tuesday night’s Berkeley City Council meeting. Pool supporters called for including Willard in a likely parks bond measure on the […]
Willard Pool supporters turn out for parks meeting
Willard Pool, circa 2009. Photo: protographer23 Dozens of supporters of Willard Pool turned out Wednesday night to ask the Parks and Waterfront Commission to take steps to raise money to reopen the facility, which was closed due to budget and maintenance issues in 2010. The meeting was the third in a series of public meetings […]
Berkeley’s Southside gets new joint police focus
Residents living on the Southside of campus will soon see a greater police presence in their neighborhood, particularly late at night on the weekends and during Cal football games. The city of Berkeley police department and the UC Berkeley police department announced Tuesday that they are forming joint patrols to cruise the neighborhood. They hope […]