Berkeley High grads’ band Thirstbusters so close to making it big (Mercury News)
Cal looks to philanthropy instead of state funding (Daily Cal)
Berkeley, A look back: Lobbying to keep federal relief workers (Mercury News)
Quarterly report shows slow Memorial Stadium luxury seat sales (Daily Cal)
Residents face USPS on fate on downtown Berkeley post office (Mercury News)
Police surround home but suspect not found Wednesday night (BANG)
Berkeley: Halprin’s “Parade and Changes” (Mercury News)
Berkeley honors Boona Cheema (San Francisco Chronicle)
Berkeley officials voted Tuesday night to reduce, temporarily, a fee required of developers in hopes of both replenishing a city fund for affordable housing and curtailing building heights in projects planned to buffer downtown.
A new restaurant from City Girl Farm Store's Abeni Ramsey and a new women-run Latin food coop in Richmond. This and more East Bay food news.
Evie Ladin was practically born dancing, and she’s made it her life’s work to get everyone around her moving and grooving. Best known as a founding member of the all-female East Bay old-time combo The Stairwell Sisters, she’s also a bandleader in her own right who has released two albums featuring her inventive arrangements of old-time tunes and consistently captivating original songs.
The Oakland Police Department is asking for help in locating missing person 16-year-old Gaijin Holquin, who was last seen by his family in August 2012.
By Marcia Tanner
The popularity of Swan’s Market, built in 1917, has waxed and waned over the years, but now, with popups and a wave of new restaurants, it's most definitely in.
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