Poet, bubble lady, creative: Julia Vinograd lives her life with Dylan’s “Desolation Row” as the soundtrack, Berkeley and Telegraph Avenue of the last 50 years swirling around her.
The demands of the Third World Liberation Front to create classes at Cal that incorporated the history of non-whites led to a ten-week strike and a strong police presence on campus
Today, we're all about peace — and there's little doubt that Berkeley has more peace signs per capita than any city in the United States.
The 500 quilts, part of the stunning collection of Reichian psychotherapist Eli Leon, date from the mid-19th century through the mid-20th century.
Amber Nelson has planted a garden, created a street mosaic, traveled throughout Brazil, married and had a child in the seven years since her fiancée was murdered in Berkeley.
Tree houses, while invariably transient, are special, a good and safe place to be, shelter from the storm, autonomy from the adult world. Here are a selection in Berkeley.
Berkeley has two full-fledged "wishing" trees, where people write notes about their dreams and hopes.
Debbie Vinograd arrived in Berkeley in 1973 and has been painting its characters ever since.
The estate sale of the artist and collector Eli Leon this weekend offers the chance to view and buy from the collection of a driven and passionate artist.
The Jacquet family is an only-in-Berkeley family, a Frenchman running a popular restaurant and the daughter of Quirky Berkeley royalty, and their home is the proof.
Weathervanes served a purpose in agricultural or sailing communities. Today they are largely decorative, earning a place in our universe of Berkeley quirk.
Little Free Library is an international organization that started in 2009 and there are dozens of its little libraries in Berkeley. There are also quite a few unofficial ones.