Mass toilet extinction looms

April 10th, 2014

A California law that just became effective for multi-family residences such as Berkeley Town House will mandate the replacement of about 70 water-wasting toilets within 5 years. The question then arises: How should this be done?

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Police to citizens: for your safety, break the law

March 25th, 2014

Some comments given to Berkeley police officers who have dispensed advice on preventing crime, including a recommendation that we all break the law (and perhaps our necks falling down in the dark, too).

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Trial postponed in Berkeley senior co-op lawsuit

March 19th, 2014

The trial in a lawsuit involving a Berkeley senior housing cooperative, originally scheduled for early April, has been postponed at the request of two parties in the case.

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Pool vs. Berkeley Town House et al.: documents

March 19th, 2014

Public records of a 2012–2014 lawsuit in Alameda County, California, involving senior housing cooperative Berkeley Town House.

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Berkeley co-op names committee to handle lawsuit

March 13th, 2014

Two years after some of its directors were sued, the board of a Berkeley senior housing cooperative has delegated its conduct of the case to a litigation committee and has also terminated the services of its corporate attorney.

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Defendants announce appeal in Berkeley co-op case

March 6th, 2014

The attorney for seven defendants in a lawsuit involving a Berkeley senior housing cooperative has filed a notice that he will appeal an order setting aside a disputed settlement between the parties.

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Judge leaves Berkeley co-op lawsuit unsettled

February 11th, 2014

The judge in a lawsuit involving Berkeley Town House has issued an order setting aside a disputed settlement between the parties, leaving a related settlement in doubt, and telling the parties what they did wrong.

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Judge nixes one of two Berkeley co-op settlements

January 30th, 2014

The judge in a lawsuit involving Berkeley Town House has issued a tentative ruling setting aside a disputed settlement between the parties.

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Berkeley co-op members dispute lawsuit settlements

December 19th, 2013

A motion filed today in a lawsuit arising from a Berkeley senior housing cooperative revealed that the parties to the suit are making conflicting claims about two recent agreements to settle the suit, throwing into doubt whether the settlements will hold.

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Defendants agree to cash settlement in Berkeley co-op suit

November 23rd, 2013

Defendants in a lawsuit involving a Berkeley senior housing cooperative have announced their acceptance of a compromise settling the monetary claims against them.

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