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.
Highly regarded by her peers, Hogan has done hundreds of audits, all aimed at making Berkeley city government function better. Her plans now include picking up jazz singing again.
About 50 people gathered in South Berkeley to talk about racial discrimination in housing, jobs, schools, and the community.
A new exhibit, "Collection Gems: Forty Years of Documenting Berkeley History." also shows treasures such as an old receipt book from Hink's Department Store.
The long-time manager, Kara Hammond, and Eric Wright, who managed Bar César in Oakland, are the new co-owners.
The City Council acted legally when it created a Civic Center overlay in 2014, restricting 9 buildings, including the post office, for civic or nonprofit use, a judge ruled Monday.
The first new cannabis dispensary in Berkeley in decades is opening, with two more to follow. Eventually, there will be six places in town to purchase marijuna.
It’s not just People’s Park that will see housing. UC Berkeley chancellor vows to build 7,500 beds in 10 years
A week after announcing plans to build 1K student units in People's Park, Carol Christ said she will push to build on 9 other sites too, and released renderings of the park plans.
The project is almost a year behind schedule. The heavy rains in 2016-17 caused about 50 rain days. A dispute between the general contractor and some subs has also slowed progress.
A new oral history traces the difficult, uplifting and triumphant history of the seminal play which has been produced around the globe in both elaborate and minimalist productions.
Construction could begin in the summer of 2020 and be completed by 2022. The university said the park is an ideal place because development will address housing and homelessness.