Human rights made strikingly visible at Berkeley show

Human rights organizations often depend on the media’s megaphone, calling malefactors to account by publicizing their misdeeds. So it’s something of a …

The Berkeley Wire: 08.21.14

Chair mural on Ashby Avenue. Photo- William Newton

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

MIME TROUPE Each year the San Francisco Mime Troupe unleashes its Bay Area brand of political satire on the issues du jour. This year’s are …

Berkeley’s Sundays on Telegraph photo contest winners announced; fun continues through September

Sundays on Telegraph is going strong on Telegraph Avenue, and Berkeleyside is excited to announced the winners of the event's first photo …

4 Berkeley buildings to get upgrades after library lawsuit

A bell tower constructed in 1878. A nursery school built in 1927. An import-export warehouse converted into a music venue. A prefabricated …

In Berkeley: A bamboo tree to make wishes come true

There's something rather special going on at 2022 Delaware St., just west of Shattuck Avenue, in central Berkeley. Reader Eve Kushner alerted us to a cluster …

The Berkeley Wire: 08.20.14

Lemony Yellow. Photo: Maria Cordell

Berkeley zoning ballot language heading to court

Berkeley City Councilman Jesse Arreguín filed a lawsuit against Berkeley on Wednesday seeking to overturn ballot language that will be used to describe …

Shop Talk: The ins and outs of Berkeley businesses

WELCOME STRANGER A new menswear store with distinctive buffalo signage is opening in the Elmwood at 2633 Ashby Ave., next door to the …

Erik Tarloff’s ‘All Our Yesterdays’ is grounded in Berkeley

What has Erik Tarloff got that I haven’t got? After all, we’re both, let’s say, not getting any younger; both long-time Berkeley …

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The Berkeley Wire: 08.19.14

5 MPH Photo: Ron Rothbart

Uncharted Berkeley Ideas Festival: What’s it all about?

Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas is coming to downtown Berkeley on Oct. 24-25. You may have heard about Uncharted, either recently, or last year, when …

$750K grant may bring big changes to South Berkeley

The city of Berkeley is hoping to dramatically rethink many elements of South Berkeley, thanks to a $750,000 planning grant it received …

Berkeleyside Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, Aug. 7-13

This is a partial list of recent crime in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. The …

1 year after devastating fire, 3 events planned for Berkeley Tuolumne Family Camp

The Friends of Berkeley Tuolumne Camp group is holding three fundraising events, starting on Friday August 22, to mark the first anniversary of the …

The Berkeley Wire: 08.18.14

West Ashby tracks at twilight. Photo: Ira Serkes