General News | Kate Darby Rauch | Berkeleyside

Development may come to Spenger’s lot in Berkeley

After months of poking, prodding, sifting and examining soil, an archeological dig beneath the parking lot across from Spenger’s restaurant on Fourth Street found no evidence it had ever been home to a Native American shellmound. The findings that the site was not historically important means the owners will seek to develop it.…

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General News | Elisabeth Nardi | The Mercury News

Walnut Creek: 178-unit apartment project approved for site across street from BART station

The Landing will soon land in Walnut Creek. The City Council Tuesday approved the 178-unit, four-story apartment project called The Landing, which will sit next to the Interstate 680/Highway 24 offramp on Ygnacio Valley Road, across from the Walnut Creek BART station. "We wanted to use the architecture to emphasize…

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General News | Elisabeth Nardi | East Bay Times

Walnut Creek: Apartment boom continues with project on Ygnacio Valley Road

WALNUT CREEK -- Next to a bustling BART station and just steps from the city's busy bars and bistros, a proposed apartment complex is aimed at those mobile millennials. The four-story, 178-unit apartment project called The Landing is proposed next to the Interstate 680 and Highway 24 offramp on Ygnacio…

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