Additional COVID-19 testing sites opening for residents, students

Photo of University Village
Sunny Shen/Senior Staff
The city of Berkeley encourages people to get tested for COVID-19, according to city spokesperson Matthai Chakko, who also noted that protective actions such as self-isolation, wearing masks and social distancing should be taken. To further help mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Berkeley Public Health Division is coordinating free COVID-19 mobile testing at sites throughout the city.

Additional COVID-19 testing sites are opening up for Berkeley residents and UC Berkeley students at various locations, which include the gym at University Village in Albany and mobile testing pop-up sites outside of both Berkeley Bowl locations.
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Site of Harold Way project put up for sale

The 18-story mixed-use structure was listed as entitled in an advertisement run by the project’s brokers, Salem Partners and Arbor Realty Capital Advisors, meaning that the buyer will also obtain the rights to build on the property. The sale offer comes after Berkeley City Council approved the contentious project in 2015. A lawsuit against the project was also dismissed in October 2016.
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