Berkeley will join San Francisco, Oakland and a list of other California cities when it hosts its first half marathon downtown this November.
Sidney Weinstein picks fresh produce from her large Berkeley garden and hand delivers it to some of the Bay Area's best restaurants.
Berkeley students improved on the California Standardized Testing and Reporting assessments this year, according to data released Thursday by the state Department of Education.
As downtown Berkeley prepares for the construction of the city’s largest ever apartment building, locally owned Berkeley Ace Hardware remains on the lookout for a place to relocate temporarily. Owners Bill and Virginia Carpenter continue to consider open spaces around Berkeley, but are hoping to remain downtown.
AC Transit workers are preparing to strike at midnight if their contract demands are not met, forcing riders to scramble to find other ways to get around.
THE FICKLE BAG The handbag and accessory store The Fickle Bag has shut its doors at 1885 Solano Ave. A note on the store’s website announcing the closure of the 3-year-old business does not provide details regarding why it closed. However, owner Jua Park also operates a Fickle Bag location in the San Francisco International Airport, which will remain open. (Hat tip: Jane Tierney)
Openings, closing and fun food events in the East Bay: it's all here in the new Nosh Bites.
The beloved 51-year-old toy store Mr. Mopps’ is preparing to open a bookstore this fall just two doors down from its space on Martin Luther King Jr. Way at Rose Street.
Property owners, tenants, and city officials gathered Thursday to discuss a proposed ordinance that would require seismic retrofitting of more than 150 residential buildings with soft, weak or open-front conditions, also called soft-story buildings, which are highly at risk of collapsing in strong earthquakes.
Berkeley Food and Housing Project was recognized by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs last week with a grant of more than $1 million to expand its services to homeless veterans.
In 2006, a group of Berkeley High School biology students stood in a classroom and presented projects on infectious diseases around the world. As they listened to each other talk about different countries, they became inspired to do more and, with the help of a BHS teacher from Shirati, Tanzania, they traveled there the following summer to make an impact on a community plagued by AIDS and other illnesses.
A new Peruvian street food restaurant and a café serving Bicycle Coffee coming soon to a street near you...
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