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Berkeley hotels have a lot to offer locals

The rooftop terrace of the new hotel, Aiden by Best Western, at the university and in Sacramento, is open to hotel guests and members of the community. Credit: Kelly Sullivan This story is brought to you by the City of…

UC Berkeley professor Paul Groth has died

Paul Groth, a campus professor at the College of Architecture and Design known for his research on low-income housing, died Jan. 16. Groth spent much of his career studying the architecture that organized the lives of low-income and working-class people,…

Longtime Oakland Developer Gibb Had “Incredible Vision”

Former Oakland Police Lt. Paul Berlin first met Clyde R. “Buzz” Gibb in the 1980s at the Waterfront Plaza Hotel in Oakland. Gibb, the gregarious and successful property developer who founded Thunderbird Properties and became one of the principal owners…

Accor will open the first MGallery Hotel & Residences in Mexico in 2024

WHY IT RATES: Mexico’s first MGallery Hotel & Residences is set to be one of Tulum’s top eco-retreats when it opens in 2024.– Lacey Pfalz, Associate Editor, TravelPulse Accor, the world leader in hotels, in partnership with Inmobilia, the leading…

Is the Holiday Inn Gateway Center in Flint permanently closing?

It’s been a tough few months for the Holiday Inn Gateway Center in Flint, like many businesses, they’ve battled the ongoing pandemic to get things done. Then in December, the hotel lost its franchise brand with the Intercontinental Hotels group….

The best new hotels to book in 2022

L Let’s be honest, getting away from it all is as much about rest and relaxation as it is collecting fresh content for the gram. And the pandemic doesn’t seem to have slowed the flow of new hotels. From New…

COVID-19 is back in California. Essential worker protections have not

The omicron variant continues its rapid spread in California, tearing vaccinated and unvaccinated populations apart and driving up hospitalizations. An unprecedented number of essential workers, including doctors and nurses, have been exposed and are falling ill from COVID-19 – more…

Local lawmaker wants informed Yakima voters

Making sure Washington voters living abroad have the information they need. That’s the goal of a new Senate bill passed Wednesday sponsored by 14th District State Rep. Gina Mosbrucker. She says the bill would help inform Washington voters abroad. Soldiers…

Question to the Fed: has it waited too long to fight inflation? | News, Sports, Jobs

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell listens during his renominations hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. With inflation high and the economy strengthening, the Fed has warned…

Claude Bosi back in Mayfair this summer with a restaurant inspired by the French Riviera

Called Socca Bistro, the new Franco-Mediterranean bistro will pay homage to coastal towns and the flavors of the Côte d’Azur and will open this summer at 41 South Audley Street on the former Richoux site. Rumors have swirled about Bosi…

Medahuman Founder Adam Feldheim on What To Drink When You Choose Not To Drink – Drinks International

As modern as the term may sound, functional drinks are nothing new. Energy drinks, isotonic sports drinks, and probiotic yogurt are familiar to most people, and how long have people been drinking coffee and tea? In recent years, in the…

Did he wait too long to fight inflation?

WASHINGTON – With soaring inflation, falling unemployment and rising wages, some economists are warning that the Federal Reserve may have waited too long to reverse its ultra-low rate policies – a delay that could expose the economy at increased risk….

Covid-19 tracker: the pace continues

Hello, Mission, and welcome to Virus Village, your (somewhat regular) Covid-19 data dump. Regardless of the measure – infections, hospitalizations, positivity rates and R-numbers – San Francisco seems to be still in the heart of the omicron woods. First the…

MGM Resorts (MGM) reinvents its loyalty program and strengthens its offers

To strengthen its loyalty program offers for player and non-player customers, MGM Resorts International MGM recently announced the rollout of its redesigned loyalty rewards program – MGM Rewards – effective February 1, 2022. Following the news, the company’s shares rose…

Lottery fever? These were the Flint Area spots to win tickets

If you’re like me, you woke up realizing you still had to go to work this morning and you weren’t a millionaire overnight. Two lucky lotto players are mega-rich after hitting the $ 632.6 million jackpot in Wednesday night’s draw….

More snow to come Thursday evening

The bottom line This is my second update from the morning weather blog – phew! We are grappling with widespread icing issues Wednesday morning as patchy freezing rain sweeps through New Jersey. For more details on this element of the…

History Tidbits of Orr Hot Springs – Mendocino Lighthouse

As a Kelley House docent looking for a book on the Orr Hot Springs area, I have amassed more information than I could ever use in what I plan to be a small post on the subject. . While the…

Elizabeth Holmes trial live – Former Theranos chief’s fate hangs in the balance as jurors fail to deliver verdict on Day 4

THE jury in the trial against former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes is in its second week of deliberations. In March 2018, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission charged former Holmes and Theranos chairman Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani with fraud by…

PREPARATION ROUNDUP: South Forsyth girls dominate Carolina Invitational opener

South Forsyth opened the Carolina Invitational in a dominant fashion on Tuesday, overtaking Berkeley [S.C.] 57-23 in the first round of the Charleston, SC tournament. The War Eagles led 19-4 after the first quarter and had a sizable 31-6 halftime…

Treacherous Sierra Blizzard “Blowing Like a Shaken Snow Globe” Stalls Travelers, Shuts Down Tahoe Lifts

UPDATE: Sierra snowfall just broke a 51-year record and buried several ski resorts, forcing closure. Whiteout conditions darkened the Sierra skies over the holiday weekend as a relentless blizzard blew up the mountains, shutting down major roads to Lake Tahoe,…

More cases of Salmonella disease in Western Canada linked to brand of frozen kernel corn

The Public Health Agency of Canada says its investigation into a salmonella outbreak in western Canada determined that 84 people fell ill this fall from the bacteria. The agency says on its website that the outbreak is linked to Alasko…

Joan Didion obituary | Jeanne Didion

The writing of Joan Didion, who died in 87 years, resembled a mantra, mannered, even “embedded in its own modulations” (it was Martin Amis’s snipe). It was also unique and remarkable. Even the shape of his books was unusual, the…

15 most anticipated high-end hotel openings in 2022

Fifth Avenue Hotel Located in the upscale NoMad neighborhood of New York City, this luxury hotel (also a member of Leading Hotels of the World) will combine a historic residence designed by architectural firm McKim, Mead & White with a…

At 81, luxury hotel developer Dick Friedman shows no signs of slowing down, with projects open in New Orleans and Reykjavik

Five years later, the Charpentier & Cie. the general manager celebrates the result of this conversation: a space of 253 rooms Marriott Edition newly opened hotel on Reykjavik’s seafront. It was not always easy, building a hotel on an island…

Luciano’s: The new Italian restaurant in Surrey opened by Marco Pierre White’s son

Marco Pierre White’s son has opened a brand new Italian restaurant in Surrey. Luciano’s in Woking, led by Luciano Marco Pierre White, aims to offer “affordable glamor” with its romantic and fun atmosphere, classically prepared Italian dishes, including fresh pasta,…

Mr. Fillmore moves on | The new Fillmore

Photograph of Vas Kiniris by Chloe Jackman By CHRIS BARNETT After nearly three decades of involvement with the Fillmore Merchants Association – as a board member, vice president, president and the past five years as executive director – Vasilios Kiniris,…

Merry Christmas at Saranac Lake, 1948 | News, Sports, Jobs

Almost every edition of the Enterprise in December was filled with stories about Christmas celebrations and local commercials. What a pleasure it would be if I could walk with you through the streets of the 1948 village. No empty shops,…

W.Va. Mountain Bike Trail Could Help Local Economy | Winchester Star

WINCHESTER – A world-class cycle route system in West Virginia could pay huge dividends in Winchester and Frederick County. The Winchester-Frederick County Tourism Board agreed on Thursday to write a letter supporting the Eastern Panhandle Regional Planning and Development Councilto…

Berke honored for his “distinct” contributions to architectural education

Deborah Berke, Dean of the Yale School of Architecture, received the 2022 AIA / ACSA Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education, the highest honor awarded for architectural education in the United States. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and…

13 upscale hotels for the perfect last minute getaway

Distant Nantucket Anyone on the hunt for an escape, is there anything more appealing than a place called Faraway? The new hotel brand’s first outpost opened this summer in Nantucket with a 62-room shingle-style structure that’s both bohemian and nautical,…

At least 70 people fear death in storms, Kentucky governor says

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear says he fears tornadoes have killed 70 people in the state and the death toll could exceed 100. Severe storms moved through the region on Friday evening and caused catastrophic damage in several states. Kentucky State…

17 pandemic innovations that are here to stay

Fund: For about a decade, robotics companies have attempted to popularize the use of mobile robots that move the sidewalk at the speed of a running pedestrian, primarily to deliver food from restaurants to residential customers. The technology, however, failed…

Endicott wins $ 10 million in funding for downtown revitalization

The Village of Endicott received $ 10 million as part of the New York State Downtown Revitalization Initiative program. The announcement was made Wednesday morning by State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commissioner Erik Kulleseid at the Endicott Visitor Center….

Santa Clara County needs all-electric devices and electric vehicle charging hooks for green building – CBS San Francisco

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – New construction in unincorporated Santa Clara County must have all-electric heating and appliances, as well as hook-ups for electric vehicle charging, under a new ordinance passed by supervisors Tuesday. The ordinance, aimed at reducing greenhouse…

UC campus architects unite to oppose Munger Hall

This story was originally published by the Independent from Santa Barbara and is reproduced here in partnership with Edhat. By Tyler Hayden of The Independent Eight former architects from the University of California, Berkeley, San Diego campus have come together…

The most populous cities in New Jersey!

Hey, don’t push! there are lots of people in these New Jersey towns. Here in Garden State we have some of the most densely populated cities in the country because we have a small state with a lot of people….

Berkeley Marina hotel workers seek union contract

The DoubleTree by Hilton in the Berkeley Marina, in October 2021. Credit: Kelly Sullivan EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of a Berkeley Marina story series written by graduate journalism students at UC Berkeley in partnership with Berkeleyside. As the hospitality…

Officials provide update on Michigan high school shooting – Oakland News Now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptIlYAGi3Bg Oakland News Now – Officials provide update on Michigan high school shooting – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type…

Court Suspends Vax Healthcare Mandate, What Does This Mean For Montana?

We have breaking news this Monday afternoon. A federal judge has ordered the end of the federal mandate on vaccines targeting healthcare workers. This is the good news. But here’s the catch: this order only applies (for now) to the…

10 Colorado hot springs that are causing a stir

You look up to admire Colorado’s most scenic attractions, but there are also natural wonders beneath the ground. The stunning landscapes of this state have been shaped by plate tectonics and volcanic activity. Although only one volcano – Dotsero –…

Fairmont La Paz Puerta Cortés Resort and Residences to open in 2023 in Baja California Sur, Mexico

Fairmont Hotels & Resort extends into the Mexican state of Baja California Sur and its capital La Paz with the Fairmont La Paz Puerta Cortés Resort and Residences. The property is slated to debut in 2023. Render of Fairmont La…

Winds blamed for Grand Binghamton sports complex collapse

The weather is again cited as the reason for a second catastrophic failure at the Greater Binghamton Sports Complex in Union City. Sections of steel at the construction site collapsed on Sunday, less than a year after heavy, wet snow…

New Delhi air remains “very poor” despite emergency measures

NEW DELHI (AP) – Air pollution remains extremely high in the Indian capital a day after authorities indefinitely shut down schools and shut down some power plants to reduce the smog that has blanketed the city for much of the…

China says “unaware” of tennis player Peng Shuai’s problem

BEIJING (AP) – China’s Foreign Ministry said it was unaware of the controversy surrounding tennis professional Peng Shuai, who disappeared after accusing a former senior official of sexually assaulting her. Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Friday that the matter…

SogoTrade offers cash back to financial portfolios with EvoShare

ST. LOUIS, November 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – SogoTrade, a digital brokerage subsidiary of Sogo Financial Group, Inc. (“Sogo”), has partnered with EvoShare, a micro-savings-focused FinTech startup based in Berkeley, California, to offer its customers savings opportunities with cash…

Claridge’s sci-fi-tinged siblings debut on the French Riviera

Arriving at Maybourne Riviera on a Sunday lunchtime, with the sparkling sea below and the still warm, buzzing supercars on their winding journey from Monaco, is a special experience, tinged with both a bit of nostalgia and a bit of…

“We’re All Guilty”: How Mexico’s Caribbean Coast Tourist Paradise Became A Battleground For Drug Gangs

At its idyllic heyday in Hollywood’s golden age, the Mexican resort town of Acapulco hosted John Wayne’s vacation, Elizabeth Taylor’s wedding, and Errol Flynn’s luxury yacht. But by 2012, it had become Mexico’s deadliest city – a title it held…

Annual Doggone Halloween costume parade brings spooky festivities downtown

Photo: Lucia Thorne Two dogs dressed as bride and groom during the parade. By Lucia Thorne, Associate Editor of Performing Arts November 4, 2021 Dog tricks and treats took over Downtown Crossing this Halloween as the annual Doggone Halloween Costume…

From supervisors who took a wrecking ball to plans for 800 units

When San Francisco supervisors rejected 316 tiny housing units in the Tenderloin this month, they took over shared kitchens and bathrooms, claiming the building was a technical dormitory in the making. What the area really needs is housing big enough…

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic mocks crosswalk in Williamstown

When it comes to “Weird”, there is one guy that immediately comes to mind, and that is “Weird Al” Yankovic. He makes us laugh with his parodies of crazy, wacky songs from the early 80’s. And when he comes to…

How Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin” Began

Journey’s powerful ballad “Don’t Stop Believin ‘” was not the most popular single from the band’s 1981 album, “Escape”. It only reached 9th place on the Billboard pop charts. But somehow it has become a staple anthem at sporting events…

Public relations and content agency Le Groupe Lucre joins Audience Collective

Two marketing heavyweights from Leeds have joined forces, with The Lucre Group – behind the very successful launch of Jet2 – acquired by Audience Collective. She joins six other independent agencies within the group, including the branded communications agency Ponderosa;…

How to celebrate Thanksgiving in London in 2021

The Stafford Hotel has maintained close ties between the United States and the United Kingdom since World War II. Hotel Once again, on November 25, the biggest hotels in London will have the opportunity to show off their own special…

The ‘disgusting’ hotel in London where guests ‘found mold and used condoms’ in their rooms

Visitors to a central London hotel have found “used condoms”, “mold” and “dirty rugs” in their rooms, according to angry TripAdvisor comments. The Berkeley Court Hotel in Marylebone is currently ranked 1,117 out of 1,188 hotels in London, making it…

Two upscale mansions in Adare presented by MyHome.ie

There are few places in the whole country like Adare, Co Limerick. Located less than 20 minutes from the city of Limerick, Adare has many fantastic restaurants, cafes and pubs, all in a memorable setting. Adare is home to Adare…

Pioneering drummer who played with the best

Dottie dodgionBirth: SeptemberSeptember 23, 1929Passed away: September 17, 2021 Dottie Dodgion, one of the very few top female drummers in the male-dominated jazz world of the 1950s and 1960s, died on September 17 in a hospice in Pacific Grove, California….

Missouri governor invited to appoint cybersecurity panel

through: JIM SALTER, Associate Press Posted: Oct 15, 2021 / 12:32 MDT / Update: Oct 15, 2021 / 12:32 MDT FILE – In this Tuesday, July 13, 2021, file photo, Missouri Governor Mike Parson answers questions from the media in…

Man threatening San Francisco synagogue arrested and released – J.

A mentally ill person, Anatoly Smolkin, has repeatedly and aggressively harassed the families and staff of the Beth Sholom congregation in San Francisco, according to executive director Vered Cohen. He has shown up about six times in the past six…

IATSE labor strike is part of larger workers’ struggle in the United States

IATSE does not work alone when it comes to pushing for better working conditions. As Hollywood waits to see if the union that represents thousands of technicians and artisans goes on strike as part of an effort to improve working…

What are the final tips on what type of mask I should wear?

through: EMMA H. TOBIN, Associated Press Posted: Oct 13, 2021 / 10:27 PM MDT / Update: Oct 14, 2021 / 7:48 AM MDT What type of mask should I wear? (AP Illustration / Peter Hamlin) NEW YORK (AP) – What’s…

Israel, Bahrain lose immunization status without booster

An Israeli medical service paramedic Magen David Adom administers the third injection of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine on August 24, 2021 in Holon. Ahmad Gharabli | AFP | Getty Images Israel and Bahrain want eligible residents to take their Covid…

US to reopen land borders with Mexico and Canada in November – for those vaccinated

The United States will reopen its land borders with Canada and Mexico to non-essential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country prepares to demand that all international visitors are vaccinated against the…

Honors, events, comings and goings – Oct. 2021 – J.

Honors Yonatan Winetraub, who holds an MD from Stanford, is one of the recipients of the National Institutes of Health’s Early Independence Award of $ 1.25 million. Winetraub’s fame came as a co-founder of SpaceIL, the organization that crashed an…

Dottie Dodgion, outstanding drummer in more than one way, dies at 91

Dottie Dodgion, one of the few top drummers in the male-dominated jazz world of the 1950s and 1960s, died on September 17 in a hospice in Pacific Grove, California. She was 91 years old. The cause was a stroke, her…

The best hotels and resorts in the United States: Readers’ Choice Awards 2021

The best resorts in Central America 2021: 10. Matachica Resort & Spa, Ambergris Caye, Belize. Score 94.65 9. Turtle Inn, Placencia, Belize. Score 94.66 8. El Silencio Lodge & Spa, Bajos del Toro, Costa Rica. Score 95.21 7. Nayara tent…

Berkeley hotels get free masks and hand sanitizer

BERKELEY, CA – Berkeley hotels are currently allowed to be open, though amenities such as swimming pools are closed, and these popular breakfast buffets are now take-out bags similar to local school brown breakfasts. Hard-hit hotels have received a boost…