At a community forum held in the wake of a well-publicized accusation of racism at a Berkeley café, a new initiative was announced to help train local businesses in handling implicit bias.
A date has been set for a public conversation between comedian W. Kamau Bell and the owner of a Berkeley café where Bell says he was the victim of racial abuse.
The cafe's owner says he was appalled to hear the comedian was asked to leave the café as he was chatting to his wife and a group of friends.
The reopening of the Claremont branch of the Berkeley Public Library has been pushed back two months because of construction delays.
A decade ago, and fresh out of North Carolina, Kara Hammond landed a gig at Café Fanny, a tiny slip of a place in North Berkeley opened 25 years ago by, oh, a certain famous local chef.