Big Screen Berkeley: The Kill Team

We all knew it wouldn’t last. My dalliance with popular comedy was truly an aberration — and as the song goes, after …

The Berkeley Wire: 07.30.14

Summer Sunset. By Kathy. Taken July 29, 2014

Berkeley councilman faces PR man in ‘soda tax’ debate

Though they were arguing about sugar, Councilman Laurie Capitelli and Los Angeles PR man Matt Rodriguez were anything but sweet to each other …

Ralph Nader speaks at rally to save Berkeley post office

Longtime political activist Ralph Nader spoke Tuesday afternoon at a demonstration at the downtown Berkeley post office on Allston Way in support of …

In memoriam: Eva Bluestein, Holocaust survivor, teacher

Eva Bluestein, a Holocaust survivor, teacher, social activist and loving mother and grandmother, died June 12, 2104. She was 90. Bluestein came to …

In Berkeley: Vegan, gluten-free Sanctuary Bistro

Calling all vegan and/or gluten-free residents of Berkeley (that’s at least half the city, no?) a new restaurant is opening just for ...

Homeless move to railroad tracks after Gilman ‘clean-up’

Homeless individuals — many relocating from Albany or other parts of West Berkeley — have set up camp along the train tracks south …

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.29.14

As Close as we came to Berkeley Kite Festival. Other fish to fry. Photo: jhk&alk

Shop Talk: The ins and outs of Berkeley businesses

GLOBAL EXCHANGE REORGANIZED The Global Exchange on the corner of Russell Street and College Avenue recently reorganized its interior to make the …

Berkeley Asphalt: New technology will reduce odors

Berkeley Asphalt plans to invest in a new manufacturing process designed to reduce emissions and odors in its West Berkeley neighborhood starting in January, …

West Berkeley Philz Coffee: Now officially open

West Berkeley's Gilman Street commercial corridor is getting busy, with Whole Foods set to open in November, and a new Philz Coffee ...

CHP offers free safe driving course for teens

For teenagers in America, getting a driver’s license is a crucial rite of passage into young adulthood. But for their parents, it …

The Berkeley Wire: 07.28.14

Let's go fly kites by Daniel Parks. Taken at the 2014 Berkeley Kite Festival

Tuolumne Camp vs Echo Lake camp: veterans compare

After the Berkeley Tuolumne Camp was destroyed in the August 2013 Rim Fire, the city created a "new" family camp at its …

Berkeleyside Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, July 17-23

This is a partial list of recent crime in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. …

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 …