Monthly Archives: November 2010

New Signs on Upper Dwight

The city of Oakland responded with admirable dispatch to our request to replace damaged and missing signs on upper Dwight near Ellen Gunther’s house (3555 Dwight).     Within 24 hours of contacting them, they installed a new 15 MPH warning … Continue reading

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435 Panoramic Project

The Walkers, who are doing construction at 435 Panoramic have created a website with contact information for their project and an online area for neighbors to post questions etc. http://www.435house.com

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Remember the Big Game is Saturday, November 20, 2010

Panoramic Hill residents remember that the “Big Game” between UC Berkeley and Stanford is this Saturday November 20, starting at 12:30 pm. As usual, traffic will likely be blocked just before and after the game gets out, so plan accordingly.

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New UC Berkeley Photography Exhibit: The Beatles “A Mad Day Out, 1968″

Photography: The Beatles “A Mad Day Out, 1968″ October 19, 2010 – February 1, 2011 every day | North Gate Panoramic Hills folks might be interested in this new photography exhibit at the UC Berkeley School of Journalism. While recording the White Album, the … Continue reading

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Nigel’s analysis of zoning is incorrect with PHA letter and Staff report to the Planning Commission added

From the November 10, 2010 staff report Planning Commission: http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/uploadedFiles/Planning_and_Development/Level_3_-_Commissions/Commission_for_Planning/PC2010-11-10_Item9_ESRZoning_Report_Combined.pdf (Please note:  the typos are mine.  I do not have the software to copy the text of pdf files.  ) “Recommendation Recommend to the City Council that no changes be made … Continue reading

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Zoning Ordinance Update

Panoramic Hill’s Zoning Ordinance (the ES-R Ordinance) was amended by the City Council in May, but remanded back to the Planning Commission to re-examine the bizarre definition of “bedroom”, which currently includes all dining rooms. The significance of this definition … Continue reading

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Second Access Road that did not happen

From November 26, 1974 Planning Commission communication the City council: “At its meeting of November 6, 1974, the Planning Commission unanimously adopted the following recommendations for the Panoramic Hill area: 1. Emergency Access A. Designation of fire access roads as … Continue reading

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