Latest Kristin Bender Stories

2008-10-10 21:00:26

By Kristin Bender Berkeley workshops for residents interested in new solar financing plan: The city of Berkeley is holding three workshops this month for property owners interested in learning more about a first-of-its- kind city program to help people with the cost of solar installation by tacking the cost onto their property tax bills over a 20-year period.

2008-09-11 06:00:21

By Kristin Bender; Sean Maher BERKELEY -- What a difference a day makes. The only remnants of the 21-month tree sit at UC Berkeley are the chain-link fences surrounding the former grove and the sleeping bags, musical instruments, banners and information tables on the sidewalk across the street.

2008-09-05 12:00:12

By Kristin Bender BERKELEY -- One thing is certain: The Bevatron, the renowned but outdated particle accelerator at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, will be demolished.

2008-09-05 06:00:10

By Kristin Bender BERKELEY -- A state appeals court has denied a request for a new injunction by two community groups making a last-ditch effort to stop construction of an athletic training center near Memorial Stadium, a UC Berkeley official said late Thursday.

2008-07-30 09:00:55

By Kristin Bender, The Oakland Tribune, Calif. Jul. 30--BERKELEY -- Steve Baker has an all-or-nothing challenge on his hands to oversee fundraising of the last remaining $2 million to finish the downtown Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse.

Word of the Day
  • A mania for the use of printing-types; a strong propensity to write for publication.
The word 'typomania' comes from Greek roots meaning 'type' and 'madness'.