Al Lasher's Electronics on University Ave. is more than 50 years. The family-owned company offers every electronic part a customer could want, making the interior a visual wonder.
Mark Bulwinkle is best known for his metal work, but he is also a prolific tile maker. Check out the restrooms in the Mad Monk Media Center for Anachronistic Media for a glimpse.
Ken Shapiro repairs cars but his true passion is flying model airplanes – some with a ten-foot wing span. Many of them hang from the ceiling of his San Pablo Avenue garage.
Over the years, Ron Hulse and those working in his automotive shop have built creative metal statues from discarded automobile mufflers.
Thousands of students have lived in Cloyne Court, part of the University Students Cooperative Association, and have decorated the hallways with numerous colorful murals.
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.