The Berkeley Wire: 03.05.15

The Whistle Stop by Film&PhotoArchivist

In Berkeley: It’s a woman’s woman’s woman’s world

Sisterhood isn’t just powerful it sounds hella good. Venues around Berkeley hardly need International Women’s Day (March 8) for inspiration to feature …

Police serve search warrants, make arrests in Berkeley

Scroll to the bottom of this story for a statement from the Oakland Police Department about Thursday's investigation. Local police officers made at …

Berkeleyside blotter: Crime in Berkeley, Feb. 19-25

This overview of recent crime in Berkeley is based on reports to the Berkeley Police unless otherwise noted. Please don’t hesitate to share photos, videos or tips, about breaking news …

Rae Dunn: A Berkeley potter, a dog, and a way with words

Take one very photogenic dog who poses for the camera, the creative eye of an accomplished potter whose life has been shaped …

The Berkeley Wire: 03.04.15

You're going out there a sapling, but you've got to come back as an orchard! By Ira Serkes. Photo taken Feb. 2015

TargetExpress opens in downtown Berkeley with very local customers in mind

Veteran Berkeley dwellers are wont to say that there is nowhere to buy underwear downtown. It's a complaint that has historically underscored the …

With new studio space, Shotgun aims for bigger footprint

Berkeley’s Shotgun Players launched their new studios at an event on March 2 to celebrate what they hope will become a center for …

Op-ed: Let Albany follow Berkeley’s lead for its waterfront

The City of Berkeley made the right decision, back in the early ’60s, when it planned its waterfront for mixed-use development, says naval architect …

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The Berkeley Wire: 03.03.15

Berkeley Hills panoramic by Russell Kelly-Gordon

Shop Talk: The ins and outs of Berkeley businesses

NEW: SUTTER HEALTH BERKELEY CARE CENTER  Sutter Health opened a new clinic in the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center/Herrick campus on Jan. …

Karen Paget’s ‘Patriotic Betrayal’ is a monumental work

If you’re old enough, think back to the 1960s, that decade of endless turmoil and revelation. Though the CIA had been established …

Mother–daughter duo makes Vanessa’s Bistro soar

The journey to Vanessa's Bistro was a long one, but Vanessa Dang and daughter Vi Nguyen have created a winning neighborhood restaurant.

Felon to face 2012 Berkeley robbery, carjacking charges

A 37-year-old Concord man is set to face charges after a 2012 robbery series in Berkeley that targeted the Magic Fingers massage …

The Berkeley Wire: 03.02.15

Hiking the UC botanical garden by Avi

State Supreme Court upholds Berkeley’s decision in Mitch Kapor’s bid to build a home in the city

The California Supreme Court today ruled in favor of the city of Berkeley and philanthropist and Lotus founder Mitch Kapor, and against a …