Scoop: Off The Grid coming to downtown Berkeley

The new food-truck market will be on Allston Way at Civic Center Park lunchtimes starting Sunday Sept. 11. It will also offer ...

Council plans special meeting on minimum wage (again)

The council will hold a special meeting at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, in the council chambers in Old City Hall.

Berkeley students improve in literacy, lose ground in math

Berkeley students are showing gains in college preparedness and literacy, but math test scores are down, especially for black students, according to …

Neighbors express frustration with cannabis club

Outside the Cannabis Buyers Club of Berkeley at Shattuck Avenue and Essex Street, the scene is busy. A black-clad security guard mindfully scans …

Reeling in the tears at the Starry Plough with Crying Time

Sometimes a band’s name tells you everything you need to know. With a moniker cadged from Buck Owens's oft-covered 1966 country standard, …

The Berkeley Wire: 08.24.16

Hiller Highlands by David Gould

Eve Ensler to speak at Uncharted Festival of Ideas in Berkeley — Early-bird tickets end Aug. 25

Playwright, performer, feminist and activist Eve Ensler will be joining the speaker lineup at the 2016 Uncharted Festival of Ideas in Berkeley, ...

Pacific School of Religion to build 265-unit senior center

The new project would offer a “continuing care” facility that features apartments, a memory care unit, and nursing facilities for people at ...

New deputy city manager has been hired for Berkeley

Come September, the city of Berkeley will finally be getting a new deputy city manager, officials announced Wednesday. The position has been filled on an …

After Berkeley soda tax, sugary drinks less popular

Berkeley's sugary drink consumption has dropped 21% in the wake of the city's soda tax, says study.

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The Berkeley Wire: 08.23.16

Summer fog by Claire B. Perry

Feds file lawsuit over Berkeley’s main post office

Berkeley’s attempt to limit commercial development of the Main Post Office conflicts with federal law and should be overturned, a lawsuit filed ...

Convicted robber, with 15 prior felonies, back in court Tuesday after new Berkeley robbery

A man authorities say threatened to have a gun when he robbed a Berkeley art supply shop clerk is set to return …

Get Gone Traveler curates meaningful food tourism

By bringing consumers together with the farmers, bakers and artisans, Get Gone Traveler, an agrotourism company, facilitates the sharing of knowledge, expertise ...

Wildfire app aims to put safety alerts in public’s hands

Berkeleyside is teaming up with Wildfire to so that our readers can get quick alerts about public safety news through its mobile ...

Big Screen Berkeley: ‘The People versus Fritz Bauer’

First, let’s get my minor complaint out of the way: the marketing for The People versus Fritz Bauer (Der Staat gegen Fritz …