Berkeley co-op’s litigants face off in court

March 26th, 2015

Parties in a lawsuit involving a Berkeley senior housing cooperative sparred in a Court of Appeal hearing on 26 March 2015.

[Full text]

Pool vs. Berkeley Town House et al.: documents

March 26th, 2015

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

[Full text]

Lawyer recommends illegality

March 1st, 2015

Eminent California attorney Adrian Adams of Adams-Kessler PLC has advised boards of directors to conduct business in secret, in likely violation of an open-meeting statute.

[Full text]

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.

[Full text]

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 […]

[Full text]