A Berkeley forum tackles the legacy of slavery on African-Americans’ relationship with food production, food insecurity, and the whiteness of the food justice movement, among many other topics.
12 Berkeley measures will determine city’s infrastructure, education budget, campaign financing and more
As a presidential campaign colored by controversy inches ever closer, local races and campaigns struggle to be heard amid the cacophony. But Berkeley’s ballot is packed with measures that will determine the near-future of the city’s infrastructure, affordable housing stock, education budget, and campaign finance system.
Berkeley is one of the first cities in the nation to allow private curbside charging for electric vehicles.
Carol Lashof and Libby Vega aren’t ashamed to reveal their infatuations with the “dead white guys” who populate the Western Canon.
Peter Selz, founding director of the Berkeley Art Museum, was astounded to see the paintings, most of which are by Sylvia Ludins.
Bay Area rock band The Blondies have grown up together, working their way up from summer camp stages to venues like the Stork Club in Oakland and Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco. The members, some freshly graduated from high school, are navigating the adult world, and it’s reflected in their music.
Realigned intersections, relocated roadways, new bicycle lanes and affordable housing on public lots are among preliminary ideas city planners have floated for the Adeline Corridor project.
Of the several new music venues slated to open this year in Berkeley, the Back Room will probably be the comfiest.
The father of a 9-year-old girl struck by a taxi in a crosswalk last week was among a small contingent of parents and administrators from John Muir Elementary School who asked the Berkeley City Council for pedestrian safety improvements in the area Tuesday.
Al Lasher’s Electronics may be on the brink of closing after 56 years at 1734 University Ave.
When a fire tore through 2449 Dwight Way the Sunday before Thanksgiving, about 30 tenants were displaced and the property owner was saddled with around $1 million in damages. The Nov. 22 disaster has brought to light what can happen in Berkeley in the aftermath of a destructive fire.
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