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Student housing may come to Telegraph Avenue lot after decadeslong vacancy

The lot’s owner, Ken Sarachan, was granted a permit to build the proposed residential structure in February 2017, and submitted a request to modify the permit on May 4. The modification would allow for about 12 more bedrooms to be added to the existing plans for the structure, according to Berkeley City Councilmember Kriss Worthington.
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A slice of the truth: Does Sliver Pizzeria actually donate to anti-human trafficking nonprofits?

Sliver, until recently, claimed on its website to have given monthly “financial and/or moral” donations to at least three anti-human trafficking organizations. Two of these nonprofits, however, have not received donations in at least four years, and one of these nonprofits — Not For Sale, an international San Francisco-based nonprofit — has no record of any donations by Sliver.
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