Raising voices for 50 years with the Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

The competition for Berkeley’s most Berkeley organization is stiff, but you’ll be hard pressed to find an institution that embodies the city’s …

Quirky Berkeley: Melissa Mork’s sheetmetal origami

Melissa Mork is the fourth generation of the Mork family to work in the sheet-metal business started by her great grandfather, Walter …

The Berkeley Wire: 05.25.16

Pastel colored leaves carpet Tilden trail, what you miss if looking at your cell. Photo: Nancy Rubin

Big Screen Berkeley: ‘A Monster with a Thousand Heads’, ‘The Idol’

Chances are that if you’re an adult living within the borders of the United States, you’ve probably scared your children and/or your …

Breaking: Convicted murderer says he’ll take the stand

Minutes after a forensic psychologist described the extensive and longstanding impulse-control problems exhibited by convicted murderer Darnell Williams Jr., he suddenly announced …

Artificial intelligence is here: who is it going to benefit?

This article is brought to you by the Bay Area Book Festival. Tempus Fugit. Cui Bono? Fifty years ago, we could not have imagined …

Convicted killer: ‘I been in the streets since I was 9’

Despite knowing he would be arrested as a result, the father of a convicted murderer came to court Tuesday to ask for mercy …

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The Berkeley Wire: 05.24.16

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Recipe: Quinoa almond crunch granola

With the warming flavors of cinnamon, vanilla and maple syrup, this granola is going to be your new favorite cereal to sprinkle ...

The lowdown: Help for small businesses, Telegraph; more

Two special sessions take place tonight, Tuesday, at 5:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m., both of which are open to the public, before the …

Plans for Berkeley’s Adeline Corridor begin to take shape

Realigned intersections, relocated roadways, new bicycle lanes and affordable housing on public lots are among preliminary ideas city planners have floated for ...

EBMUD suspends drought restrictions as East Bay exceeds water conservation goals

EBMUD  has suspended its 25% drought surcharge for all customers, as well as mandatory restrictions on water use, after reservoirs have filled up and efforts …

The Berkeley Wire: 05.23.16

An iridescent green hummer (Anna's?) visits the blooming Alstromeria at the UC Botanical Garden. Photo, taken on May 21, 2016, by Kathy

Attorney: Williams says ‘death sentence is fine with him’

A Berkeley man found guilty of two murders earlier this month, who could face the death penalty, asked an Alameda County Superior Court judge …

Seven East Bay spots to fuel an impromptu picnic

Want to get out and about on an outdoor adventure? Try dropping in to one of our favorite East Bay spots for ...

Major office/R&D campus proposed near Aquatic Park

Property owners the Jones family want to transform an 8.67-acre parcel into a cluster of four to six buildings that would hold ...