The careful unpicking of a Berkeley bulletin board plastered with years and years worth of flyers from the early 1980s through the 1990s proves to be a fascinating time capsule.
Patrons can watch the night sky in a portable planetarium show, learn about urban farming, or take virtual-reality tours through the International Space Station or the human body.
At a town hall held this week, discussion centered on whether to build much-needed student housing on a Berkeley tract of land long used for extensive research.
A fugitive from Tennessee is now in police custody after a Berkeley officer spotted him downtown Sunday in a parking lot recently plagued by auto burglaries, authorities report.
More than 20 people have been living in RVs parked along Marina Boulevard for months.
Around 90 people have been sleeping each night at the Berkeley Emergency Storm Shelter. But it is slated to close on April 15.
"There are many opportunities that have opened up for me," said Daniel Maher, who lost his legal status when he was convicted of crimes in the 1990s.
We talk art, the role of art museums and what the future holds with the director and chief curator of the UC Berkeley-owned Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.
In a nod to neighborhood concerns about traffic and parking, cars coming to get serviced at the new site will pull completely inside the building and not sit on the street.
A federal judge will hear arguments Monday over the legality of Berkeley's attempt to prevent the sale of its main post office by creating a zoning overlay in the civic center area