Nick Bertoni was a pioneer of the Maker Movement that celebrated do-it-yourself design and technology as a lifestyle and method of education.
Patrick Kennedy gave a tribute to Betty Olds at her retirement party eight years ago. Olds died on July 16, but, Kennedy says, what he said applies as much today as it did then.
It took the united efforts of more than 500 people to create People's Park and ensure its existence, one of the co-founders recalls.
Fran Rachel, who died aged 100, was a political activist from an early age. She moved to Berkeley so she could be in a community of like-minded people.
Successful in his many pursuits, Michael Fuss's greatest love was for his three children, whether building them a treehouse or imparting in them the joy of reading.
Berkeley talks about helping the homeless but it seems beyond the city's ability to provide a modicum of dignity to its residents who have the least.
Betty Olds was known for her humor, her independence and her "Bettyisms,' which reflected her Midwestern roots.
Fledgling peregrine falcon Lux, one of two chicks born on UC Berkeley’s Campanile in May, died Tuesday after flying into a window on the 10th floor of Evans Hall on campus.
There are steps Berkeley can take – like increasing the pedestrian signal time at intersections –that will make it a more amenable place for older residents.
By rejecting this housing development, Berkeley loses out on the economic benefit of housing construction and long-term environmental gains. It wastes financial resources, too.
The Council is reneging on its 2006 pledge to divert all excess property taxes into an affordable housing fund. In 2017, $7M went into the Capital Improvement budget instead.
A young woman experiencing homelessness in Berkeley helped me and I didn't help her in return. How could the encounter have gone differently?