News about Berkeley from around the web.
The city of Berkeley is hard at work on a range of paving projects around the city. Last week, Berkeleyside asked the city for a list and has put them on a map.
Saturday saw a salute to the citizen activists who founded Ohlone Park in 1969, and a celebration of the Native California Indians whose heritage dates back thousands of years in the Bay Area.
Rashad Armstead’s mission is to create a quick-service franchise brand to open in black neighborhoods, where he’ll train and employ youth to eventually own and operate the business.
I am a 15-year-old freshman at Berkeley High. No one handed me the responsibility to speak for the planet, but I feel like it’s mine all the same because those in power aren’t doing enough to end environmental injustice.
Janet Robinson, who dedicated her life to helping others, imported the traditional hospitality and unique culture of her native New Orleans to California where she raised her family and made her life.
Sarah Burgess’ intelligent and tightly written dark comedy censures our all-American political fundraising process.