Back to Gallery Berkeley Bowl seeks to expand, evict 70-year-old neighbor... Facebook Twitter Email LinkedIn Reddit Pinterest Comments 35 There’s turmoil surrounding the East Bay growth of one of Berkeley’s most popular independent supermarkets. According to a lawsuit filed in Alameda County Superior Court in November, Berkeley Bowl is being sued by the owners of a 70-year-old, family-owned metal anodizing business in Emeryville called Metalco for breach of contract, misrepresentation and violating California business practices, among other actions. The suit stems from Berkeley Bowl’s 2017 purchase of 1475 67th St., Metalco’s place of business since 1946, for an unspecified project. Bruce Kawabata, Berkeley Bowl’s director of governance, risk and compliance, responded to the lawsuit’s accusations via email on Friday. He said his company worked with Metalco on a new lease for four months before initiating actions to evict the business. He … [Read more...] about Berkeley Bowl seeks to expand, evict 70-year-old neighbor business. Lawsuit ensues [UPDATED]
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The black dust that caked Margaret Gordon’s Venetian blinds was the first bad omen. Her West Oakland neighborhood, criss-crossed by freeways and nestled close to a busy port, was gradually poisoning her lungs, she says. When Gordon moved to an affordable housing complex on 7th and Willow Streets in 1992, she could hear trucks rumbling by throughout the day, shipping goods from the port, crawling along the Interstate 880 underpass and rolling out of the post office parking lot. Gordon was diagnosed with asthma, as were her two grandchildren, who lived in the same building. Respiratory ailments were so widespread among children in the neighborhood that the nurse at Prescott Elementary School carried a shoebox full of inhalers. Two decades later, air pollution still looms near ports and freeways. The transportation sector accounts for 41% of greenhouse gas emissions in California, and 10% derives from heavy trucks, which comprise only 4% of all vehicles on the road. The California … [Read more...] about Heavy trucks are among California’s biggest polluters. Can the state make them go electric?
Cyber/Policy insurance, or Privacy coverage, is a type of insurance designed to cover a business in the event that data from a firm's electronic network is exposed or stolen, and/or encrypted and held for ransom by a hacker. Stewart Levin, CPCU, Hallberg Commercial Insurors, Inc. explained, "Cyber insurance is intended to cover a variety of liability (3rd party) and property (1st party) losses that result from when a business falls victim to the malicious intent of a cyber attack." Levin continued, "A cyber insurance policy covers a variety of expenses associated with data breaches, including: notification costs, credit monitoring, costs to defend claims by state regulators, fines and penalties, professional assistance in reconstructing data and securing the IT System, business interruption and loss resulting from identity theft." No business, municipality, nor organization is immune to cyber crime. It is estimated that 50% of all small and midsized business have suffered at least one … [Read more...] about Hallberg Commercial Insurors, Inc. Provides Tips Businesses Can Implement To Prevent Themselves From A Cyber Attack
EAST BAY, CA – On Sunday, July 29, in honor of "National Chicken Wing Day," Wingstop, Hooters, Buffalo Wild Wings and other restaurants will be offering wing-ding freebie deals. At Wingstop, you can score five, free boneless wings from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with any purchase at its locations in the East Bay and at more than 1,100 locations nationwide. And no coupon necessary, according to management. See details here on promo code. East Bay locales listed below. Check to confirm participation. At Buffalo Wild Wings on July 29, get free, snack-sized wings with any wing purchase. This offer is for dine-in customers only. Scroll down to see locations. And at Hooters on July 29, buy 10 wings and get 10 boneless wings free at eateries. In the East Bay, Hooters is at 7944 Dublin Blvd. in Dublin. Other Bay Area sites here. While BJ's Restaurants & Brewhouses are not hosting any wing special, the eatery does sell bone-in and boneless chicken wings as appetizers, and through Sept. 2, … [Read more...] about Where To Get Free Chicken Wings On Sunday Near Piedmont
Temperatures around the East Bay will pick up drastically Wednesday, possibly breaking previous records, according to the National Weather Service. Daytime temperatures could potentially reach between 90 and 100 degree, about 15 to 20 degrees hotter than normal.Also See: PETA Offers Reward For Berkeley Marina Animal KillerHere's a sampling of East Bay temperatures forecast for Wednesday:Alameda: 82Albany: 81Berkeley: 89Castro Valley: 91Fremont: 87Newark: 86Piedmont: 84Rockridge: 92San Leandro: 88Union City: 88The warm weather is due to building high pressure over the region and a developing offshore flow, according to weather service officials. Also See: Wow! $35 Million California Mountain Retreat For Sale After Wednesday, a cooling trend will take hold, with rain a possibility on Friday and Saturday.--Patch Editor Bea Karnes and Bay City News contributed to this report; Image via Shutterstock … [Read more...] about Piedmont Heat Wave: Here’s When It Hits 84 Degrees