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

WEST COAST LIVE West Coast Live, the two-hour variety show hosted by the estimable Sedge Thomson, is coming live this Saturday …

Op-eds cover Measure D, Measure F, UC and fossil fuels

Anyone would think there was an election coming up, the number of  op-eds that are being submitted to Berkeleyside these days! Today our …

A kosher harvest at Covenant Winery in Berkeley

Covenant is making its first wine in Berkeley after moving from Napa -- kosher, but not just for Jews says co-owner Jeff ...

How Quirky is Berkeley? Mark Bulwinkle’s steel artworks

For more than 40 years, Mark Bulwinkle has lived life on his own terms, doing what he wants to do every day …

The Berkeley Wire: 09.25.14

Spotlight on the Bay. Photo: Kathy

Announcing: The Uncharted Ideas Festival 2014 program

Berkeleyside is excited to reveal the program for the second annual Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas. The festival takes place on Friday Oct. 24 …

New beer garden, retail planned on Spenger’s block

A developer is seeking to make major changes to the West Berkeley block where Spenger's Fish Grotto has operated since 1933.

Berkeley’s Andy Samberg gives back with a burger

TV star Andy Samberg may be getting more famous every year, but it seems he hasn't forgotten his Berkeley roots.

Op-ed: Why the 2014 Measure R is not “true green”

Henry Siegel is the founding principal at local architecture firm Siegel & Strain. His firm was involved in the construction of the …

Berkeley concert marks free speech movement’s birthday

As a brief catalytic blast of energy, the Free Speech Movement achieved its primary goals so quickly that it didn’t have much …

The Berkeley Wire: 09.24.14

Autumn by Quinn Dombrowski

Teen charged in stabbing of 72-year-old woman

An 18-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder in the stabbing in South Berkeley last week that left a 72-year-old woman …

Cousins take manslaughter plea in Berkeley shooting

The case against two cousins charged with shooting to death a man in Berkeley last year resolved Wednesday with a manslaughter plea, the same …

Meow Meow does sophisticated cabaret at Berkeley Rep

As the curtain opens, the Australian multitalented and internationally admired artist, Melissa Madden Gray, known as Meow Meow, sparkles and shimmers sitting …

Police ticket pedestrians for downtown traffic violations

On Monday, Berkeley police were stopping and ticketing pedestrians at Shattuck Avenue and Center Street in downtown Berkeley for, among other violations, crossing …

Always on call: Inside the Berkeley Police dispatch center

For most people in crisis, the first point of contact for help is not the officer or the firefighter, but a voice on …

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