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West Berkeley residence gets needed work via nonprofit program
A coat of primer and energy efficiency upgrades bu volunteers help a low-income homeowner
The organizers of Independence Day in Martinez in 1889 had managed a coup. For the first time in county history there would be a balloon-ascension on its side of the Oakland-Berkeley hills.
Fremont chastised for destroying emails, Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates needs better audio, sorry Oakland workers
Staff WritersFremont to grand jury: Already taken care ofFremont was taken to task this week for destroying most of its emails after 30 days, a practice the city has already modified.
Berkeley: Mayor nominates Deputy City Manager Dee Williams-Ridley to step in as interim for departing City Manager Christine Daniel
The Berkeley City Council will discuss Williams-Ridley's nomination on July 14; Daniel, who became Berkeley's city manager in 2011, is leaving July 24 to become an assistant city administrator in Oakland.
Officers are looking for a man who stole cash from a bank in downtown Berkeley, a police spokeswoman said.
The fiscal year's last council meeting lasted more than six hours and featured passage of the city budget for the next two years and a refusal to order the Landmark Preservation Commission to reconsider designating Campanile Way a city landmark. Discussion of proposed ordinances to regulate behavior on sidewalks and other public spaces was postponed
Berkeley balcony collapse: negotiations unravel between Segue, Alameda County DA over restraining order
The goal of the resolution is "to encourage the care and best use of the Downtown Berkeley Main Post Office building."
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Five delicious noshes for that picnic basket
Ready to dine al fresco? Picnic cocktails, addictive fried chicken and tasty salads add up to a quintet of delicious treats for your outdoor feast.
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Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?
Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.