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For the first time ever, starting this weekend, the city of Berkeley will hold a series of one-hour wildfire evacuation drills to help community members and first responders practice preparing for an emergency.
“We’re looking at hundreds and hundreds of hours of all my material,” said the founder of Frame of Mind Films.
Four brand new courts will be unveiled Saturday for the “ping-pong, tennis volleyball mash-up” that is often described as the fastest-growing game in America.
Celebrate the tool lending library, take in Latin, bluegrass and jazz ballads, and participate in a virtual 5k event this weekend.
Stevie Stacionis and Josiah Baldivino’s new Oakland eatery welcomes guests with an accessible three-course menu and a budget-friendly wine list.
BART is asking riders to get onboard with Clipper cards — and removing paper ticket sales from four of its stations to spur the transition. The transit agency says it will phase out all paper ticket sales in 2020.