Month: August 2022

Study finds hotel shelters for homeless people reduce use of emergency services

A study by researchers at UC Berkeley and UCSF found that placing homeless people in hotels led to reduced use of emergency services. According to campus researcher and study co-author Mark Fleming, the research team analyzed data tables to compare…

City secures $15 million state grant to improve Berkeley Marina

People explore the Ashby Shoal for seaweed and creatures during a recent gathering organized by Berkeley’s DragonMax boat team. Credit: Ximena Natera, Berkeleyside/CatchLight The Berkeley Marina is set to receive an influx of cash following a successful lobbying campaign for…

College students scramble for affordable housing

Comment this story Comment The end of summer is always stressful for Jordan Hubbard as he tries to find accommodation for the upcoming semester. This year is even worse: the military benefits that helped pay for his tuition and housing…

End Zone for August 9 | Journal-news

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Like COVID-19, Monkeypox is heavily affecting Bay Area Latinos. Are we ready?

The other question is about being in multi-generational households or large households, or whether you’re in a shelter or single-room hotel with other roommates. With COVID-19 we had hotels, places where people could go so they could isolate themselves safely….

Everett and Jones owner reflects on his mother’s death from COVID

It’s been almost a year since Mary Everett, the owner of Berkeley Everett and Jones’ barbecue destination, died of COVID-19. Ask anyone who’s lost a parent, though, and they’ll tell you that the first year after the loss goes by…

Cheap material could effectively capture carbon from exhaust gas

Using an inexpensive polymer called melamine – the main component of Formica – chemists have created a cheap, easy and energy-efficient way to capture carbon dioxide from fireplaces, a key goal for the United States and others countries as they…

MLS official comes full circle with Minnesota MLS All-Star Game

As the Major League Soccer All-Star Celebration headed to Allianz Field this week, league deputy commissioner and chief architect Mark Abbott returned to suburban St. Paul on Sunday for a homecoming. It has been 50 years to the day since…

Aware of August 7, 2022 | Journal-news

Toni Saylor’s Summer Concert Series 2022 MARTINSBURG — Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Recreation is hosting the 2022 Toni Saylor Summer Concert Series, held at War Memorial Park Thursday nights through August 11 from 7-8:30 p.m. Performance schedule: August 11: Cazhmière…

Undocumented workers feed us. No matter what you think about immigration, they deserve health care.

Here’s the question I’m wrestling with: Should my home state of California offer subsidized health care coverage to undocumented immigrants? No need to weigh. The question is debatable. California will soon become the first state to offer universal access to…

Jerry Budrick, original Chez Panisse server and former co-owner, dies at 78

Jerry Budrick, one of Chez Panisse’s first servers and a longtime presence as the Berkeley restaurant’s maitre d’, has died aged 78. Budrick died July 24 after a five-year battle with esophageal cancer. Born Gerald Budrick on February 23, 1944,…

Appeals court halts construction of Berkeley People’s Park | app

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Construction of student housing at historic People’s Park in Berkeley, Calif., is on hold after an appeals court ordered an injunction late Thursday, a day after protesters forced the ‘University of California at Berkeley to halt…

Cal Performances celebrates 20 years of Berkeley/Oakland AileyCamp

BERKELEY, Calif. — Since 2002, more than 1,000 Bay Area middle schoolers have participated in Berkeley/Oakland AileyCamp, a six-week, full-scholarship summer program produced by UC Berkeley’s Cal Performances that promotes personal development through dance. “Performance is a medium through which…

Restaurant workers seek rights-defining legislation / Public News Service

Restaurant workers fled the industry throughout the Great Resignation, with no end in sight. In order to codify the necessities for better working conditions, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United has worked to develop the Restaurant Workers Bill of Rights. The package…

Empress Of Shares ‘Turn The Table’ Video, 2022 Tour Dates

Empress Of’s latest EP, Save me, was released last June and it’s another collection of sparkling indie pop songs from Lorely Rodriguez. Today, she shared the latest video from the project in the Jerome AB-directed music video for “Turn The…

University of California awarded Teri McKeever despite bullying allegations

Since 2010, university administration and athletic department officials have received more than 30 complaints from swimmers and their parents alleging bullying behavior by McKeever, SCNG reported. However, the highly decorated 60-year-old coach has received just under $3 million in total…

History in (re)fabrication • The Nob Hill Gazette

See Arch’s integration of skylights into the foyer allowed Wendy Thysell to incorporate deep hues and wall finishes. | Photo courtesy of Photographer: Vivian Johnson; General Contractor: Aj Roston & Associates; Joinery: Greenport Designs; Direction: Studio D From front to…

Dorchester County Obituaries July 19-25 | Obituary

ARDISFrances Knight, 89, of Harleyville died July 17. Arrangements from Bryant Funeral Home of St. George. BLANDINFranck Paul, 70, from Summerville died July 20. Arranged by the Palmetto Cremation Society of North Charleston. BRAGGMichael E. Jr., 33, of Summerville died…

Last Days at the Radisson: As State Shelter program winds down, former homeless residents of Oakland prepare for next steps

Nearly two-thirds of the 2,100 people who left Project Roomkey in Alameda County have found permanent housing, compared to less than 30% of those leaving emergency shelters. Abbott credits the privacy of hotels and housing resources available at sites with…

Little Thief Natural Wine Bar Opens in North Park

After a whirlwind two-month makeover, Little Thief is set to open Wednesday, August 3 in North Park, where the wine bar and kitchen replace a nearly 30-year-old Italian joint on University Avenue. Named after a winemaking tool used to “steal”…

Have you seen it? Hamilton police search for missing 11-year-old

HAMILTON, Atlantic — Police are asking for the public’s help in locating an 11-year-old girl believed to be a missing and endangered runaway. Township police say Ciana Shelton – known as CiCi – was last seen at her home in…

ASU brings apartments, offices and hotels to Novus Innovation Corridor

Over the next 15 years, 4,100 apartments, 4.5 million square feet of office space, several hotels, and dozens of restaurants and shops will spring up around ASU’s downtown Tempe campus. But the Novus Innovation Corridor is not a traditional development…

Collision on University Avenue sends cyclist and driver to hospital on Sunday

A collision in Berkeley on University Avenue on Sunday sent a cyclist and a driver to hospital, July 31, 2022. Credit: Émilie Keas A cyclist and a driver were taken to area hospitals on Sunday afternoon after a collision on…