Magnitude 3.8 earthquake rattles Berkeley

A magnitude 3.8 earthquake shook the East Bay Thursday night, causing little or no damage, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The agency reported that the quake struck at 8:16 p.m. and was centered in Berkeley just south of the UC Berkeley campus, near Memorial Stadium — located directly on
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Earthquake magnitude 4.0 hits Berkeley

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake shook the East Bay Thursday afternoon, causing little or no damage, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The agency reported that the quake struck at 2:41 p.m. and was centered in southeast Berkeley at the UC Berkeley Clark Kerr Campus. The quake was originally reported to be
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Fire’s legacy seared into memory 20 years later

If you ask Howard Matis what he was wearing 20 years ago Thursday, he will answer without a trace of doubt or hesitation — a soccer uniform. For Matis, the day started off like any other Sunday: He drove home from a canceled soccer game in San Lorenzo, not knowing
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The Andronico's Market located on University Avenue is set to close this month.

Andronico’s on University Avenue slated to close this month

With the store set to close Oct. 29, employees of Andronico’s Community Markets on University Avenue in Berkeley might be facing drastic layoffs. Andronico’s declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy — which allows time for the company to restructure itself — in August and last week was purchased by Renwood Opportunities Fund,
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Complaint prompts review of Berkeley City Council’s open governance

In response to a complaint that the Berkeley City Council violated the city’s Open Government Ordinance, a city commission is recommending that the council clarify when it is able to discuss items that are not included in the agenda packet. Berkeley’s Open Government Ordinance mandates that reports are received two
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The Honda sales lot, located on Shattuck Avenue, is slated to become a five-story building with commercial space.

Court punishes city of Berkeley for failing to hold public hearing

In response to a court order issued this summer, Berkeley City Council is set to rescind a decision it made over a year ago next week that affirmed the city Zoning Adjustments Board’s approval of the construction of two mixed-use and one residential building on Southside. The Alameda County Superior
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Occupy Berkeley protesters setting up tents in Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center Park in early October.

Demonstrators remain resolute in Occupy Berkeley protest

Ghostchaser, silver hair flowing from her rhinestone-adorned black cap, took long sips of her coffee while sitting among cardboard signs and sleeping bags in front of the Bank of America in Downtown Berkeley Monday morning. She does not get much sleep anymore since she has to worry about thieves breaking
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