Berkeley transportation planners don't just look at the flow of cars on streets anymore. They try to consider the needs of people, bicyclists, and wheelchair users too.
Phil Harper-Cotton grew up playing ball in Berkeley parks and has dedicated his life to creating programs for the residents of Berkeley. He retires Friday.
Debby Goldsberry, who co-founded one of Berkeley's first medical cannabis dispensaries, has written a book on how to start and run a marijuana business.
Berkeley made some improvements, with more to come, to the intersection of The Alameda and Hopkins Street. Drivers have slowed down, making it safer for pedestrians.
The central part of the new pergola, or arbor, at the Berkeley Rose Garden has been rebuilt, and the curved pathway underneath is open to park visitors again. At least for now.
Berkeley's TheatreFIRST is dedicated to bringing underrepresented voices and stories to the stage.
On the ferry to Alcatraz a few weekends ago, Berkeley playwright Dan McMullan reflected on having his play Blythe performed on “the Rock.”