John Oliver Simon was a well-respected poet and teacher. After learning Spanish at 40, he also became a noted translator.
45 low-income seniors, among them schoolteachers, artists, musicians and retirees, have a new home in increasingly unaffordable Berkeley.
Always filled with intellectual curiosity, and a lover of Shakespeare and Emily Dickinson, Carol Hochberg-Holker began her own modern dance troupe and wrote plays.
I was elected to carry out a social-justice platform and I have made — and will continue to make — changes in commission appointments where I see the need for change.
In our latest edition of Meet Your Maker, we spoke with pastry chef Aimee Wingen, who made an unconventional entry into the food world.
This ambitious all-day cafe, restaurant and taproom goes beyond serving tasty food and drinks; it's also a much needed community hub for Glenview.
Dorothy Bryant, who was honored by the Berkeley City Council in 2017, died Dec. 21 from complications related to cancer.
Concerned about low staffing, the BPA wants money to attract more recruits. But with the crime rate low, Berkeley would be safer if it redirected resources to social programs.
The actress said she wanted to draw attention to Jayaraman’s research on exploitation in the restaurant industry, particularly of women.
Get to know Lemat, a family-owned restaurant that's carved out its own loyal following with its tried-and-true recipes and traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony.
Ruth Ahoy, who worked at Cal and as a real estate agent locally, greatly enjoyed her adventures, but she always wanted to return to her cherished home in Berkeley.
“We never asked anybody for anything. But we got a lot of help. I hadn’t counted on that," James Anderson said after his ordeal.