The Berkeley City Council is set to consider a ban on the sale of fur within city limits. Passing the fur ban will solidify Berkeley’s place at the frontier of social justice.
Even so-called "humane" egg farms treat hens terribly.
Families are likely to flock to the Berkeley farm to check out the little piglets who arrived last week and come in a variety of colors.
The rodents are nesting on car engines, invading attics and moving into basements and crawl spaces, pushing exterminator bills to thousands of dollars.
A rare burrowing owl was found dead recently at Berkeley’s Cesar Chavez Park, raising some concern in the community.
Last November, Berkeleyside published an article about a spectacular natural phenomenon seen in Berkeley for the first time: hundreds of monarch butterflies were clustering in the trees of Aquatic Park.
Elaine Miller Bond will present her new book, 'Running Wild,' Monday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. at Books Inc. in North Berkeley.
Friday night, I entered Berkeley’s world-famous Chez Panisse with a bouquet of flowers. I looked to Chez Panisse as an example of fine dining at its best. The sights and aroma all created a seductive mood in the restaurant. I was there with the flowers for a reason you might not expect, though: to remember the animals Chez Panisse was serving that night with a flower for each plate.
Berkeley Police were called to world-famous restaurant Chez Panisse Friday night after a group of animal-rights protesters stormed into the dining room disrupting dinner service.
Berkeley Animal Care Services told Berkeleyside it had picked up several dead cats in the last four months that have been attacked by coyotes.
A lifeguard who leapt into the pool to deal with the animal said the incident surprised the kids, but that nobody was hurt.
Tilden’s Little Farm is a must-see stop for every family, particularly during summer. The East Bay Regional Park District recently shared this video, by filmmaker Kevin Kunze, which features a six-day-old calf. (The calf is about three weeks’ old now).
By Rubi Abrams
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