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

NOVELLA CARPENTER AT THE LIBRARY Today, Friday, local writer, urban farmer, educator and activist Novella Carpenter will take part in a free author chat at the …

Berkeley library director Jeff Scott was not a “good fit”

Berkeley Library Director Jeff Scott was not forced out of his job. Rather, he decided to resign after a conversation with the chair …

Photo Gallery: First days back at school in Berkeley

If you've got kids in Berkeley Unified you'll have been hearing all about their first days back at school this week: what their …

Rupa Marya: A songwriter at the cusp of life and death

Rupa Marya has long been acutely sensitive to issues of life and death. Though she no longer works on the ICU at UC …

The Berkeley Wire: 09.03.15

Duct Work by William Newton. Photo taken Aug. 26, 2105

John King: Keeping downtown Berkeley’s design distinctive is a tall order

By John King / San Francisco Chronicle A walk through downtown Berkeley reveals a treasure of pre-World War II architecture, different styles and …

New billiards club headed to downtown Berkeley

The former owner of The Sunny Side Café is planning to open a 1920's-themed billiards hall in downtown Berkeley.

Pharmaca in North Berkeley held up at gunpoint

Police are investigating a robbery at gunpoint at a Solano Avenue pharmacy over the weekend. The robbery took place at 5:10 p.m. Saturday …

Big Screen Berkeley: ‘The Second Mother’

In real life, the well-to-do have servants to help them count their money, weigh gold bullion, and keep the other servants in …

The Berkeley Wire: 09.02.15

Moon over Berkeley by Seaangel12. Photo taken Aug. 28, 2015

Come to Uncharted Ideas Festival for just $86 a day

This year's Uncharted Ideas Festival in Berkeley, Oct. 16-17, is gearing up to be the best yet. Newly confirmed speakers include UC Berkeley Chancellor …

City Council seeks to move meetings to West Berkeley

The Berkeley City Council, set to resume its meetings later this month after summer recess, is exploring a potential move to West …

Winemakers scramble to keep up with 2015 harvest

The 2015 harvest has come early and East Bay winemakers are hustling — and doing a lot of driving — to ...

Berkeley’s 16 schools welcome students back for new year, Pasarow starts as principal at BHS

More than 9,000 students returned to Berkeley's 11 elementary, three middle and two high schools schools today. Detailed enrollments will be announced …

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The Berkeley Wire: 09.01.15

Warm, windy sunset at Cesar Chavez Park. Photo taken by Fred Rowe on Aug. 28, 2105

Berkeleyside blotter: Crime in Berkeley, Aug. 13-19

Sexual battery at UC Berkeley, three felony sexual assaults, shooting injures one near San Pablo Park, and more.