Berkeley’s oldest park, San Pablo Park, marks its 103rd birthday this year. Councilmember Darryl Moore marked one of the recent improvements to the park — new signs — with an unveiling ceremony yesterday afternoon.
A couple of weeks ago — darn, how did we miss this? — the BBC touched down by helicopter at California Memorial Stadium to film a segment for the
show Naked EarthBBC series Naked Earth, which is likely to be renamed when it broadcasts in the US to avoid confusion with a National Geographic series.
It’s the East Bay’s largest street festival and it’s been going since 1974. This weekend sees the return of the Solano Stroll, a family-friendly celebration which includes everything from the actual stroll — a parade featuring more than 100 participating groups — entertainers, carnival games, booths and music.