20-year-old man found dead in Southside Berkeley

A 20-year-old man was found dead on the street in the early hours of Saturday morning. Berkeley Police said they responded to a report of …

The Berkeley Wire: 12.19.14

Ruins in Berkeley? Photo by Ron Rothbart. Taken on Dec. 16, 2014

Exclusive: Man died after Berkeley protests delayed help

A man who collapsed while waiting for Berkeley paramedics to arrive later died at the hospital, city employees have told Berkeleyside, after large protests …

Ms Barstool: 5 cocktails to warm your heart

Spices with heat, like ginger and cinnamon, bitters and shots of citrus combine to bring cheer during the winter months.

The It List: Five Things to do in Berkeley this weekend

GOODBYE TO THE OLD BERKELEY ART MUSEUM For 44 years, the Berkeley Art Museum at 2626 Bancroft Ave. has been a galvanizing force …

Chiura Obata: A story of resilience, a passion for Yosemite

When Kimi Hill was in her teens, just turning the corner on self-absorption and curious about her family’s history, her aging grandfather, …

The Berkeley Wire: 12.18.14

Raindrops guilty of gilding the lily by NRubin8
Photo taken on Dec. 15, 2014

Berkeleyside hits a milestone: 1 million pageviews

Five years after the founding of Berkeleyside, the news site breached the magical 1 million. Berkeleyside's coverage of the Berkeley protests since Dec. 6, …

After Berkeley protests: Local merchants react to damage, looting at their businesses

Berkeley’s major commercial districts are awash with plywood — some of it covers broken glass, some has been erected as a preventive measure to protect vulnerable …

At 2014 Christmas Bird Count — no rain, much fun

The Bay Area’s welcome rainstorms let up for 24 hours on Sunday Dec. 14… just long enough for more than 200 birders …

How Quirky is Berkeley? From Lucky’s to Amoeba at 2455 Telegraph Avenue

The quirky-looking building on the southeast corner of Telegraph and Haste, now Amoeba Music, has a colorful history that illustrates several chapters …

The Berkeley Wire: 12.17.14

Gnarly mossy oaks, Strawberry Canyon by Andrew  Aldrich. Photo taken Dec. 13, 2014

Determined crowd demands fast action from Berkeley council; officials set meeting on protests for January

An emotional crowd nearly shut down the Berkeley City Council multiple times Tuesday night during a public comment period that lasted the better part of …

3 teens arrested after Grizzly Peak kidnapping

Police have arrested three Concord teenagers in connection with the Thanksgiving Day kidnapping, carjacking and armed robbery of two people on Grizzly …

Smoke’s Poutinerie opens first U.S. store in Berkeley

This new spot only sells poutine: the gloriously nap-inducing Quebec dish of fries tossed with gravy and topped with cheese curds

Kids get new perspective on plastic, make eco-art

By Ann Krueger Spivack While students in Sean Keller’s fourth-grade class at Jefferson School tie broken toys onto a wire mesh panel, …

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