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The Beat writer lived in Berkeley from September 1955 until August 1956 and was so impressed with his Milvia Street back cottage he wrote a poem about it.
Right-wing activists and white nationalists have protested outside the store, as well as inside, 10 times since September.
The new Heyday book, by Berkeley native Oliver James, is part field guide, part coffee-table topper and part political call to action.
Reid Soskin, 96, who co-founded Reid's Records in Berkeley, has just published 'Sign My Name to Freedom,' a memoir that recounts her many amazing experiences.
Before his Feb. 1 appearance at the David Brower Center, we talked to Joe Riis, as well as a contributor to his new book, UC Berkeley's Arthur Middleton.
Listen to an excerpt from a documentary on Ursula K. Le Guin, the Berkeley-born author who died last week.
Focusing on the immediate allowed the author to shed her feelings of isolation and to connect with the wider world. It turned out to be a good tool for writing as well.
Ellsberg, famous for releasing the Pentagon Papers, is still speaking truth to power. He will be at two upcoming Berkeley events: Sunday at Cal and Feb. 1 at King Middle School.