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Fire Closes CommonWealth Cafe On Oakland’s Telegraph Avenue

A single-alarm fire in the space between floors in a building on Telegraph Avenue shut down a cafe and displaced more than a dozen residents Sunday afternoon.

07/08/2012

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Man Charged In 1993 Murder Of Oakland Sizzler Manager

Charles Luckett, who works as a painter, pleaded not guilty on Monday to a murder charge stemming from the slaying of Anthoney Vaughn at the Sizzler at 2710 Telegraph Ave. at about 10:45 p.m. on July 16, 1993.

06/26/2012

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Berkeley Council Approves Public Vote On Sit-Lie Ban

After a lengthy debate, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 early Wednesday morning in favor of putting a measure on the November ballot that would prohibit sitting on sidewalks near businesses during daytime hours.

06/13/2012

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Berkeley Council Considers Putting Sidewalk Sitting Ban On Ballot

City leaders in Berkeley are considering Tuesday night whether to put a measure before voters this November that bans sitting on public sidewalks, a plan backed by the city’s mayor.

06/12/2012

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Berkeley Mayor Wants To Ban Sitting On Sidewalks

Berkeley voters may be asked this November to consider a measure that would ban sitting on the city’s commercial sidewalks.

06/03/2012

Berkeley Merchants Rebound From Fire For Holiday Street Fair

A month after a five-alarm fire destroyed an historic building on Telegraph Avenue, the major Berkeley thoroughfare is open for business again.

12/18/2011

Firefighters battle a Berkeley apartment building fire. (CBS)

Demolition Begins On Fire Damaged Berkeley Building

Demolition work began Monday on the top two floors of a four-story apartment building near the University of California at Berkeley that was badly damaged in a five-alarm fire earlier this month.

11/28/2011

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