Peter Rich, who opened Velo Sport on University Avenue, was instrumental in furthering the career of Greg LeMond, the only American to have won the Tour de France, and others.
In "Sprig the Rescue Pig," aimed at 4- to 8-year-old children, a young piglet escapes from a truck going to the slaughterhouse and finds happiness with a young girl.
The decision came after the library realized that the 11,000 people blocked from checking out books because of late fees came from Berkeley's lower-income neighborhoods.
The Berkeley resident, bestselling author and Cal professor talks about his highly praised new work exploring mental health through the underground world of psychedelic drugs.
Every city, every movement, every industry, every issue, every leading mover and shaker gets its due in this masterwork by the emeritus professor of geography at UC Berkeley.
[Sponsored] The Bay Area Book Festival put together this cross-section of international authors you can see for yourself this weekend in downtown Berkeley.
This fascinating memoir by Anna Rabkin, Berkeley's former auditor, tells how her parents hid her from the Nazis, her escape from Poland to England and how she came to the U.S.
Well over 200 authors are expected to be in town for the weekend festival which offers a program brimming over with book-related talks, outdoor booths and activities.
Patrons can watch the night sky in a portable planetarium show, learn about urban farming, or take virtual-reality tours through the International Space Station or the human body.
[Sponsored] In response to #MeToo, the Bay Area Book Festival has created Women Lit, a collective of women helping to bring female writers to the April 28-29 festival in Berkeley.
[Sponsored] The Bay Area Book Festival has compiled a round-up of local groups, classes, resources and inspirations to help you move on to the next chapter of your writing career.
The Beat writer lived in Berkeley from September 1955 until August 1956 and was so impressed with his Milvia Street back cottage he wrote a poem about it.