Gig Car Share, launching in Berkeley and Oakland on April 30, is the Bay Area’s first floating, one-way ride sharing program.
After 37 years Nolo Press is closing its bookstore but will continue selling its books online; new to town: a new bike shop and an IT solutions business.
A family with a long history on Telegraph Avenue has opened a new store in the old Fred's Market space.
Police expect large numbers at the rally and the Ecology Center is afraid that violent clashes in the park will spill over into the market.
A new running shoe company that takes its inspiration and name from the culture and community of Berkeley has opened. Two closures to report too.
Over a dozen new restaurants have opened in Berkeley and Oakland this month. Fewer than 10 have closed.
Berkeley vendors can no longer sell new fur apparel following a council vote Tuesday designed "to promote community awareness of animal welfare."
Zoning board members have asked developer Realtex to rethink plans for an 8-story, 39-unit building on Telegraph, which is slated to replace quirky indoor mall "The Village."
Barclay's will open in the former location of the Greek restaurant Pathos.
This week: news of a new calligraphy academy in Berkeley, a fine silk-ware store on Solano, and a pivot for the former Welcome Stranger.
The sprawling restaurant, beer garden and music venue boasts 42 taps and 13,000 square feet of space.
Despite new ownership, the menu remains mostly the same at Venus, but it now accepts tips.
Daniel Knapp and Mary Lou Van Deventer are getting ready to retire but hope that their employees can buy the business.