Flagrant disregard

CITY AFFAIRS: Efforts to aid those affected by the Nov. 18 fire are noble, but reports about the landlord’s behavior are troubling.

A fiery blaze engulfed an apartment building at the corner of Haste Street and Telegraph Avenue on the night of Nov. 18, sending up in smoke the homes of 68 tenants, several businesses as well as the confidence of some residents in their building’s management. Soon after the fire, UC Berkeley
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The fire that broke out on Nov. 18 gutted the building on the corner of Haste Street and Telegraph Avenue.

Berkeley landlord not required to financially support displaced tenants

Despite tenant complaints of landlord neglect at last Monday night’s Rent Stabilization Board meeting, the city of Berkeley is not currently requiring the landlord of the apartment building at 2441 Haste St. to financially assist those displaced by the Nov. 18 fire. Some tenants — many of whom expressed difficulty
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Aftermath of Berkeley apartment building fire

A five-alarm fire destroyed a five-story historic building at the corner of Telegraph Avenue and Haste Street on Nov. 18. The fire, which was contained about six hours after Berkeley firefighters responded to the scene, led to the collapse of the roof and the destruction of most of the building’s
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Andronico's Community Markets location on Telegraph Avenue set to close.

Andronico’s on Telegraph to shut its doors

After declaring bankruptcy earlier this year, the Andronico’s Community Market’s branch on Telegraph Avenue will be shutting its doors, the company announced Friday. The decision comes just a few weeks after the closure of the chain’s University Avenue location and about a month after the grocery chain was purchased by Renwood
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Raleigh's and Cafe Intermezzo, both Berkeley favorites, are closed as a result of the fire.

Raleigh’s, Cafe Intermezzo destroyed by fire

On Telegraph Avenue between Haste Street and Channing Way, a row of traffic barricades and a sidewalk dusted with ash mark the site of two popular restaurants destroyed by a building fire that broke out this weekend. Cafe Intermezzo and Raleigh’s Bar and Grill, the two eateries occupying the sidewalk
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