Pedestrians walk at the intersection of Telegraph and Durant avenues. In contrast to Berkeley's downtown area, which has experienced a housing boom, Telegraph reminds undeveloped and comparatively blighted.

City looks at past, future of Telegraph Avenue

For many Berkeley residents, the Downtown area serves as a transportation gateway to the rest of the Bay Area. But while Berkeley residents have been using Downtown as a portal out, others in the Bay Area have been coming in, settling down and calling it their new home — leaving
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Firefighters ready hoses at the apartment fire on Nov. 18.

Report determines origin of November fire

An investigative report into the devastating Nov. 18 Berkeley fire released Monday determined the origin of the five-alarm fire but was unable to determine the exact cause of the blaze. The report, conducted by Berkeley Fire Department, concluded that the Haste Street fire was accidental and that it “originated in
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The two hybrid cats of gradute student Christoper DiVittorio sit in a trunk. The two died in the fire at the apartment on 2441 Haste St. on Now. 18.

Tenants mourn pets lost in fire

When UC Berkeley graduate student Hongxu Liu received a call from his roommate about the fire in his Haste Street apartment building, his first worry was the safety of his dog. Liu immediately asked his roommate Corey Meadows — who was in the building at the time — to break
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