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People’s Park, once a symbol of peace, turns into a battleground in the housing war

BERKELEY, Calif. — For more than half a century, since activists created People’s Park in the spirit of peace and brotherhood, it has been a battleground. Attempts by the University of California over the years to build on the land,…

The Most Anticipated Spring Restaurant and Bar Openings in the San Francisco Bay Area

Just three months into the new year, San Francisco and the East Bay have already welcomed an impressive list of new restaurants, bars and bakeries, including a Mission District sandwich shop from a star chef, an oasis on the Nikkei…

New California law prevents UC Berkeley enrollment decline

“I am grateful to the Legislature for acting quickly on this critical issue? This sends a clear signal that California will not let lawsuits get in the way of the education and dreams of thousands of students, our future leaders…

LA moves to lift vaccine verification mandate at domestic businesses

Members of the Los Angeles City Council took the first step Wednesday toward lifting vaccine verification requirements at many indoor businesses, the latest in a series of rule relaxations as the Omicron push wears off regularly. Although not yet final,…

Vegan kreplach and the secret to tender and delicious hamantaschen – Marin Independent Journal

As a trained chef and registered dietitian, Micah Siva has already helped thousands of people eat healthier through his vegan-centric food blog, Nosh with Micah, nutrition workshops and recipe development for adults. businesses (Nestle) and small (Oaktown Spice Shop) ….

Some Bay Area colleges are keeping COVID-19 mask mandates

Elementary, middle and high school students will soon be removing their masks, but young adults and their twenties will have to keep them on at some local universities and colleges. San Jose State and San Francisco State are among several…

How the antiquated environmentalism of the 1970s led to UC Berkeley’s disastrous decision

California’s Supreme Court upheld on Thursday what most of us who live here already knew: Neither a deadly pandemic that has exacerbated entrenched inequalities, nor the looming threat of climate catastrophe, could unleash the vice of the NIMBYs with free…

New restaurants open in Berkeley and Oakland in February 2022

February was supposed to be sunny, short and hopeful, with the worldwide shortage of Rice Krispies being the only drama worth mentioning. Then last week it snowed in the East Bay and Russia invaded Ukraine, and we once again learned…

Grace Chou: The Challenges of Commercializing Academic Innovation | Undergraduate research

Title Challenges of commercializing academic innovation Mentor Grace Chou department Research & Innovation Organic sketch As Director of Innovation and Commercialization, Grace Chou leads the overall advancement of the University’s technology commercialization activities and its Innovation Center, a hub for…

Bay Area cities receive millions in public funds for homeless camps

New public funds will help Bay Area cities clean up homeless encampments from San Jose’s Guadalupe River Park to Richmond’s Castro Street – part of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recent push to eliminate the sprawling camps that have taken over California’s…

UC Berkeley students are now considered pollutants under California environmental law

College students are an environmental burden. That’s essentially what Alameda County Superior Court Judge Brad Seligman ruled this week when he froze enrollment increases at UC Berkeley in response to a lawsuit filed by a local group. NIMBY called Save…

Virtua Partners sells Britannia Business Center in the Bay Area for $78 million

Virtua Partners has sold the Britannia Business Center in Pleasanton, Calif., a town in the Bay Area, for $78 million to an anonymous buyer. The 292,000 square foot property is among the most successful R&D campuses in the Bay Area….

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated: $78 million paid for a four-building R&D/office campus in the Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, January 31, 2022 –JLL Capital Markets today announced the closing of the $78 million sale of the Britannia Business Center, a state-of-the-art R&D/office campus totaling 292,000 square feet in the Bay Area community of Pleasanton, California. JLL represented…

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…

The Hottest Rental Markets in the Bay Area

Hello, Bay Area. It’s Friday, Jan. 28, and a lawsuit against San Mateo County accuses the justice system of creating a “financial trap” for low-income people. Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Looking for a new…

Thousands of Bay Area customers lose power as high winds approach 100mph

Thousands of people across the Bay Area lost power ahead of the weekend, thanks to predicted high winds that reached nearly 100 mph in parts of North Bay. Although many households and businesses were restored by midday Saturday, including shops…

Drug overdose deaths fell in 2021 – but not by much

Hello, Bay Area. It’s Thursday, January 20, and the federal government is sending nearly $3 billion in wildfire relief to protect the most fire-prone areas in California and the West. Here’s what you need to know to start your day….

What can a mayor do to make a city more livable? –Streetblog San Francisco

“In most cities, mayors don’t have a lot of power,” Emeryville Mayor John Bauters told Streetsblog in a recent interview. He sees himself as part of a team with the city council, which holds most of the decision-making power in…

Bay Area zero-waste stores thrive after pandemic pollution wave

When Shanti Jourdan received her first bike delivery of laundry detergent, Epsom salt and olive oil from Re-Up Refill Shop in Oakland, she thought she had found the Holy Grail. “I’ve been really into the idea of ​​zero waste and…

Did Harvard just signal the end of the era of testing it started

In the 1920s, Harvard’s adoption of the SAT for admission energized a nascent movement of standardized admissions testing in elite enclaves. In the 1960s, when the University of California (UC) system did the same, it made the admissions testing trend…

Gay Gourmet’s Top 22 for 2022 – San Francisco Bay Times

By David Landis– 2021 has been a zinger, especially for the restaurant community, so let’s hope 2022 is better. To start the year off right, The Gay Gourmet celebrates my crush 22 of the Bay Area’s Best Restaurants (many of…

Oakland’s iconic restaurant, Brown Sugar Kitchen, closes for good

Chef Tanya Holland on the opening day of Brown Sugar Kitchen in Uptown Oakland. Credit: Sarah Han After nearly 15 years in business, Tanya Holland’s revolutionary restaurant, Brown Sugar Kitchen, has permanently closed its last location. The news will disappoint…

Rise in COVID cases causing delays, distance education at Bay Area universities

Rise in COVID cases causing delays, distance education at Bay Area universities The spike in COVID cases is forcing some Bay Area universities to return to distance education or delay their return from winter vacation. BERKELEY, Calif. – Cal has…

Berkeley’s Landmark Micro-Bond Program Offers New Quick Funding

Berkeley City Hall, November 6, 2020. Photo: Pete Rosos Ericka Xanthe W., a freelance pastry chef with a booming business in Berkeley, wants to expand her house to physical space, but can’t afford a $ 3,000 rent for the roughly…

🌱 Bay Bridges Increases toll + Orinda Mayor Award of Excellence

Happy Wednesday, Concorde! Here’s everything you need to know about what’s going on in the city today. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Cool with periods of rain. High: 47 Low: 38. Rent this space! Are you…

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,…

The bay area omicron wave is underway. Here’s what to expect in the coming weeks

The omicron outbreak has started in the Bay Area, but this fifth wave of COVID is unlikely to unfold like any of the previous – and now very familiar – roller coaster models of the 2-year pandemic. Health experts predict…

These 8 graphics show how the pandemic has changed the way we travel in the Bay Area

In ways big and small, the pandemic has transformed life in the Bay Area, and nowhere is this perhaps more apparent than in the way we move around the area. In 2019, the Bay Area’s transit systems – some of…

What California could get from the federal bipartisan infrastructure bill

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Can a climber help “restore” Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy Valley?

On a sunny November morning, Lucho Rivera tiptoed along the edge of a granite bluff towering 1,800 feet above the flat, indigo surface of the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. He checked that a pair of steel bolts he had driven into…

California to reimpose indoor mask mandate statewide when omicron arrives

California will re-impose indoor mask warrants in public places for all residents, regardless of immunization status, from Wednesday to January 15, Health and Human Services Secretary Dr Mark Ghaly said on Monday. The news comes shortly after the rapidly spreading…

Local Pickup Games inspire camaraderie – Berkeley High Jacket

Sports Sophomore Nasir Daniel takes a photo in a casual basketball game on the BHS campus. YASMEEN BAWANY Pickup games are constantly being held in parks around Berkeley, made up of groups of people who come together – often spontaneously…

SAT in the throes of inaccessibility – Berkeley High Jacket

Last Saturday, the SAT was offered at Berkeley High School (BHS). However, only six percent of the students who took the exam were actually from BHS. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a shortage of places for SAT exams at bay…

A story from my Thanksgiving trip to Denver, Colorado

This last Thanksgiving, I flew to Colorado to visit relatives in Aurora, a town on the outskirts of Denver. After a two hour flight from Oakland, I collected my bags and got out. It wasn’t cold in November in Colorado,…

Take a walk to a new place: a personal try

October 31 – Halloween day I wandered the streets and neighborhoods of North and West Berkeley, basking in the late afternoon glow of the setting sun and the festive fervor in the air. The sidewalks strewn with fallen leaves were…

Bay Area whiskey wins Esquire Spirit’s Awards for 2021

Esquire’s 2021 Spirit Awards named a Bay Area company one of the best this year. Guido Von Oepen / EyeEm / Getty Images / EyeEm Bay Area Whiskey Company Recognized as One of the Best Esquire’s Spirit Awards for 2021….

Saturday morning news summary

Alameda and Berkeley County public health officials said on Friday they had identified five East Bay residents with the Omicron variant of COVID-19. The patients, who are believed to be mildly symptomatic, were among 12 COVID cases linked to a…

Homeless people in Berkeley face challenges during winter season

With December fast approaching and pandemic capacity restrictions still in place at Berkeley shelters, homeless people in Berkeley face choices about how best to reduce their exposure to the weather and to diseases. Winter typically results in increased donations of…

BL Longform: 19th-century Gilmore colony collapses on farm

Only former slaves and laborers move to Hollister to start their lives anew. BL Longform articles are designed for a quieter reading experience. You can print BenitoLink articles by clicking on the printer icon at the top of each article….

OSHA Suspends Large Employer’s Mandate On COVID-19 Vaccine

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Wednesday suspended its requirement that large employers nationwide ensure their workers are either vaccinated against COVID-19 or tested weekly for the virus by the 4th. January, questioning President Biden’s controversial tenure. The…

After successful run in Emeryville, Mama Lamees is looking for a new home

Mama Lamees was busy when it opened at the Emeryville Public Market. Credit: Sarah Han Where does the East Bay go for luscious and authentic shawarma? In 2019, long before Shawarmaji opened in Oakland, one of the most popular destinations…

Tennis Channel Live: WTA Finals

Oakland News Now – Tennis Channel Live: WTA Finals – video produced by the YouTube channel with the logo at the top left of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. Tennis…

Mumbai: house collapses in Antop Hill area, 9 people rescued

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2slF7WNoijI Oakland News Now – Mumbai: house collapses in Antop Hill area, 9 people rescued | Republic Television – video produced by the YouTube channel with the logo at the top left of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog…

College tool displays degree costs, post-graduation salaries and more

Students in Stanford University’s English program can expect to earn around $ 24,000 two years after graduating from the prestigious private university. Just down the street, students who earn a two-year associate’s degree through Foothill College in the allied health…

Brunch Goals at Chef Mona Leena’s California-Palestinian Restaurant, Lulu

The spread to Lulu Louie Bay Area-born and raised chef Mona Leena Michael opened her first brick and mortar restaurant, Louie, earlier this year in Berkeley, Calif. Have previous culinary experiences, including being part of the opening team of Roka…

Trojans invade Cal for 1921 USC game

A century ago, the “great god of football,” according to the Berkeley Daily Gazette, inspired thousands of people to descend on Berkeley to watch the Golden Bears play against the USC Trojans at California Field on the UC campus. Berkeley….

In-N-Out Burger Closes All Indoor Contra Costa County Dining Rooms Due To Local Vaccination Mandates

In-N-Out Burger has closed its five dining venues in Contra Costa County due to the restaurant chain’s refusal to comply with local health mandates requiring customers to show proof of their immunization status. The county’s immunization mandate requires employees to…

Best New Restaurants in East Bay 2021 | Food + Drink

While the Alley and Vine menu is constantly changing, always expect high quality fish and meat offerings. Nicolas parisi FLOWER DINNER DESTINATION JUST CLOSE TO ALAMEDA’S MAIN TRAINING. Alley and Vine has made the bold decision to open in December…

SF’s In-N-Out Is Again Under Health Department Investigation After Complaint Over Restaurant Inside

San Francisco’s only In-N-Out is under investigation again after reports that diners were allowed to eat inside – in violation of a Department of Health directive. health to remain closed inside until the restaurant agrees to check customers’ vaccination cards….

Questions to ask yourself when choosing a gift for your friend

Most can agree that it can be difficult to choose what to give your friend for major events such as birthdays or Christmas. With so many options available, it’s easy to get lost in the depths of Amazon trying to…

The final workshop on the proposed Berkeley ferry service will take place on Wednesday

The closed Berkeley Pier viewed through a chain link fence in mid-October 2021. Credit: Kelly Sullivan Should the city replace the municipal pier at Berkeley Marina – closed since 2015 – with a multi-purpose structure for regular commuter ferry service…

California recall elections officially end as Newsom prepares for 2022

Gov. Gavin Newsom admitted that his own “personal stupidity” helped provide the political fuel to spark the recall effort against him. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times) Election results showing California voters refused to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom were certified…

“We refuse to become the vaccination police”

Beloved California burger chain In-N-Out is fighting back against San Francisco’s vaccine mandate. The company blew up the city after the Department of Public Health temporarily closed its Fisherman’s Wharf location on October 14 for failing to check customers’ vaccination…

Zoning Certificate Approved for Squabisch Pretzel Bakery

Uli Elser, owner and founder of pretzel bakery Squabisch, takes one step closer to his dream of taking his German bakery from farmers’ markets to a storefront in Berkeley. The Squabisch pretzel bakery received zoning certificate approval at 1585 Solano…

Inside the Bay Area Korean-American Cannabis Dinner Series, where tickets sell out fast

One evening in September earlier this year, a group of 45 fashionably dressed women gathered on the luxurious open roof of Four One Nine, an event space tucked away in San Francisco’s SoMa neighborhood. They had the chance to get…

The Ultimate California Vegan Road Trip

If the urge to travel is running through your vegan veins, the ultimate California road trip is probably high on your to-do list. This route takes you from San Diego to San Francisco, munching on purple taquitos in Costa Mesa,…

Berkeley Police Arrest 2 and Seize Guns Related to Addison Street Gang Shooting

Police recovered two assault weapons, four handguns (three of which are shown), a 50-round drum magazine and ammunition while serving four concurrent search warrants early Thursday morning. Credit: BPD Berkeley Police arrested two members of the Waterfront gang and seized…

This mostly original Californian craftsman in Berkeley is available for $ 1.4 million

By Laura Euler | Variety In addition to a prestigious university and a vibrant counter-culture, Berkeley, California is home to some very beautiful artisan houses. This 1908 two-story charmer in the Elmwood neighborhood has retained many of its original features….

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…

Alleviating California’s Housing Shortage Through Shopping Malls

California officials have taken small but important steps to curb the state’s extraordinarily high housing prices and remove barriers to construction. While legislation banning single-family zoning has grabbed the headlines, its importance may be more symbolic than practical. A more…

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…

5 parks and nature reserves to discover this fall

It is autumn, the weather is cooling and the birds begin their migrations on the great Pacific flyway. And the Bay Area’s parks and nature reserves make outdoor exploration more tempting than ever. As the pandemic continues and the threat…

San Bruno and Berkeley restaurants named best places to eat in 2021

Yelp came out with his The 100 best places to eat in 2021, and Bay Area restaurants landed two spots on the coveted list. Mazra, a relative newcomer to San Bruno, moved up to number two, while Berkeley’s Creekwood ranked…

5 Student Favorite Restaurants in Berkeley Open for Take-Out, Delivery

With shelter-in-place orders still in effect in the Bay Area, it’s easy to get tired of cooking on your own. Fortunately, many local restaurants in Berkeley offer pickup and delivery options, allowing for tasty meals while maintaining safety. Here are…