Baristas become bosses at Alchemy Collective Café [Oakland Local]
Search continues for new BUSD Superintendent [Daily Cal]
Ekso Bionics opens Ekso store in Cambridge, UK [EIN News]
Cal study calls for more controlled burns in wildfire areas [SF Biz Times]
Homeless activists rally against sit-lie ordinance [Berkeley Voice]
Construction begins on West Berkeley Branch Library [Daily Cal]
California Magazine wins CASE Gold Medal [Cal Alumni]
This weekend, Live Oak Park in north Berkeley came alive with crafts, food and family fun for the 42nd annual Live Oak Park Fair. Berkeleyside contributing photographer Nancy Rubin was there to capture the flavor of the festivities.
For any and all Berkeleyans who live close to Ashby Avenue, it may be time to get stocked up on earplugs. Starting soon — mid-June is the official date — Caltrans will begin resurfacing Ashby (otherwise known as State Route 13), from Hiller Drive west to San Pablo Avenue.
Some stories do have happy endings. Readers may remember in April when something of a brouhaha erupted over the “yarnbombing” of a bicycle rack outside Berkeley’s North Branch Library.
By Jason Victor Serinus
On Saturday, a crowd of committed Berkeley High School athletes and parents, along with neighbors and public officials, came to Derby Park for the groundbreaking ceremony of the new Derby Field sports complex.
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