Time to rebuild on Telegraph

CITY AFFAIRS: Plans to reconstruct the burned-down building on Telegraph Avenue and Haste Street are promising, but must come to fruition.

More than a year since two beloved eateries and dozens of apartment units near campus burned to the ground, feasible plans to rebuild finally seem to be progressing. Recently, the owners of the building that formerly stood on the corner of Haste Street and Telegraph Avenue submitted a proposal that
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Telegraph’s critical juncture

CITY AFFAIRS: Nearly one year after a Telegraph Avenue building burned, taking two popular eateries with it, progress is moving too slow.

How long will the lot formerly home to Raleigh’s and Cafe Intermezzo remain empty? About 10 months ago, the site — which housed apartments in addition to the beloved eateries — was ravaged by a fire and later demolished as a result of the damage. Since then, little progress has
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Plans for vacant Telegraph lot meet obstacles

The designs for a new project that would fill a long-vacant lot on Telegraph Avenue have been completed but will have to face some obstacles before any plans can come to fruition. Although it has been empty for about 20 years, the lot — at 2501 Haste St. — could soon
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City Council to look into ways to revitalize Telegraph Avenue

Berkeley City Council will look into recommendations Tuesday that would improve the atmosphere of Telegraph Avenue, including an increase in lighting and police patrols on the street. At its meeting Tuesday, the council will decide whether to pass on a proposal from the Telegraph Livability coalition to the city manager
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Designs for Raleigh’s, Intermezzo tent structures

After a massive fire destroyed the building that was home to beloved Berkeley restaurants and an apartment complex in November, plans are underway to reopen Raleigh’s Bar & Grill and Cafe Intermezzo under tents by the end of the semester. Soumya Karlamangla is the city news editor.

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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