Berkeley's Winnie Yu has launched a cold-brew coffee and tea company that brings out the best flavors in iced beverages.
Berkeley and Oakland are chock-full of tea producers and importers focusing on bringing the good stuff to tea enthusiasts and new converts alike.
PARKS MAKE LIFE BETTER The City of Berkeley is hosting Parks Make Life Better month, and this weekend a celebration at San Pablo Park will cap off the festivities. Volunteers will be able to plant trees across Berkeley from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., with transportation from San Pablo Park provided, followed by a community barbecue from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. The barbecue will be followed by a carnival and landscaping and tree-climbing demonstrations until 3 p.m. The event will begin at 2800 Park St. on Saturday July 20. Free admission. View the full Parks Make Life Better flier.