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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Violation Inforgraphic

UCPD report shows increase in liquor-, drug-related incidents in 2010

UC Berkeley experienced a spike in the number of liquor- and drug-related incidents resulting in police action in 2010 compared to 2009, according to UCPD’s annual campus safety report. The campus, campus-owned buildings and the surrounding public area — marked by Virginia Avenue to the north, Dwight Way to the
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Berkeley City Council, school district to vacate Old City Hall

Both the Berkeley Unified School District and Berkeley City Council plan to vacate Old City Hall, which houses the district’s offices and council chambers, in the near future. The building, located at 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way and also called the Maudelle Shirek Building, after the former council member,
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