BUSD used to celebrate International Women's Day as a district-wide holiday and Berkeley High pioneered a Women's Studies program.
SF Beer Week starts Friday Feb. 10, and with it come countless parties, tap takeovers and other over-the-top events. Here's what we think is the best of what's on tap.
The industrial, yet cozy, bar in the Rockridge restaurant is a great place to wait out the next storm.
Even though many people may find Milo Yiannopoulos's political views abhorrent, protesting him is counterproductive.
Many Berkeleyans flew to Washington to participate in Saturday's women's march in the capital, joined by Rep. Barbara Lee.
We provide a travel guide to the movement, from the banging of pots and the Ghostlight Project through an anti-inauguration Blue Ball and three Women’s Marches.
Choosing to opt out of watching the inauguration? These East Bay food businesses are holding events just for you.
Sociologist Arlie Hochschild ventured from Berkeley to ask people in Louisiana why they were voting against their best interests.
Name: Sophie Hahn
Amidst the ongoing debate over development in Berkeley there’s one kind of density that everyone should celebrate. I’m talking about the critical mass of creativity that can found almost any given night within half a mile of Shattuck and University. Or even within one block. On Sunday afternoon veteran drummer Alan Hall celebrates the release of his new Ratatet album Arctic (Ridgeway Records) at the California Jazz Conservatory, where he’s a founding faculty member, and later in the evening Berkeley’s Eric, Suzy and Allegra Thompson celebrate the release of their album Thompsonia at Freight & Salvage.
The downtown Berkeley hot dog and hamburger restaurant will be replaced by Sweetgreen, a Washington D.C.-based healthy fast food chain.
In 1965, a bar owner named Max Scherr stitched together a small leftist publication he called The Berkeley Barb. The “I” key on his typewriter was broken, so he drew the letter by hand each time it appeared. On the heels of the Free Speech Movement that had rocked the city one year earlier, the amateur publisher put those principles to practice. His first issue covered FSM arrests and a protest that blocked a train carrying troops en route to Vietnam.
Rosamunde has opened in Temescal, shock at imminent closure of Oscar's in Berkeley, and news of Giovanni post-fire