Berkeley co-op directors: Can they pass Civics 101?

February 27th, 2015

Directors of a Berkeley housing co-op have demonstrated that being a co-op and being in Berkeley doesn’t automatically imply democracy, transparency, or the rule of law.

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Seismic analysis of Berkeley Town House

February 15th, 2015

Berkeley seems to be abuzz with seismic upgrades. Two buildings within a block of Berkeley Town House have recently been reinforced to protect them against the collapse of their soft ground floors. But Berkeley Town House itself, a 9-story reinforced concrete structure started in 1960, operated as a senior cooperative, has undergone neither a seismic rehabilitation […]

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Berkeley co-op waste nears half a million dollars

February 2nd, 2015

A Berkeley senior housing co-op’s officials, sued for wasting over $200,000 and other abuses, have responded by doing the same thing all over again while the suit is in progress.

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Adrian Adams vituperates again

January 11th, 2015

Adrian Adams, a California attorney representing the boards of directors of housing communities, has once again demonstrated his addiction to one-sided, inflammatory rhetoric, with his comments blasting a new California statute that protects vulnerable homeowners.

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Giving wrong Tuesday

December 2nd, 2014

Giving Tuesday should have been last Tuesday, not today.

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