UC regents’ meeting adjourns after protesters cause meeting to halt

The UC Board of Regents’ meeting came to a halt at approximately 11:40 a.m. at UC San Francisco-Mission Bay when demonstrators overwhelmed communication during an extended public comments session. Protesters, in solidarity with the Occupy movement, began to hold a meeting of their own once the regents left and introduced
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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 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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ASUC holds letter-writing campaign aimed at UC regents

ASUC executives and senators gathered in the ASUC Senate Chambers Tuesday night to write handwritten letters to the UC Board of Regents, voicing their opinion against the university budget cuts. ASUC President Vishalli Loomba, Student Action Senator Connor Landgraf, Loomba’s Chief of Staff Sukhpreet Sembhi, Student Action Senator Justin Sayarath
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