New establishment MeloMelo Kava Bar opens in Berkeley

Two former Florida residents opened a nonalcoholic bar in Berkeley last month, serving drinks made from a plant reported to have calming and anti-anxiety properties. MeloMelo Kava Bar, located near the intersection of University and McGee avenues, sells drinks made from a plant called kava, or piper methysticum, which has
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AC Transit releasing double-decker bus for 3-week trial program

AC Transit plans to commence a three-week double-decker bus pilot program Monday for selected routes throughout the Bay Area, including Berkeley. The program, which will run from Monday to March 15, will test a 42-foot long, 80-seat double-decker bus along both local and transbay lines, including the U, FS, L,
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