Investigative reporter and UC Berkeley journalism school lecturer Mark Schapiro explains why efforts to reclaim the global seed supply is more important than ever.
The city's new minimum wage is meant to benefit low-wage workers, but some local restaurant owners say it'll mean higher menu prices, shorter business hours and more closures.
Under the ownership of Berkeley Playhouse founders Elizabeth McKoy and Tim Choate, the Rockridge coffee house offers artists and the community a place to interact.
Hot plates, Irish coffees and memories: Last day at Brennan’s, one of Berkeley’s last blue-collar restaurants
Staff and customers spoke about their favorite moments at the 60-year-old restaurant as they enjoyed the final hours at the beloved institution.
Nomadic Coffee recruits and pays emerging and established poets to write verse to include in every bag of beans.
After 39 years serving up classic American diner food for breakfast and lunch, the Berkeley café has a new monthly dinner series that goes beyond eggs and bacon.
Josh Donald has gone from sharpening knives in his home to make ends meet to opening a second location of his renowned knife shop in Oakland.
It can be hard to build up a history as a legacy business in Oakland, which is why it's impressive that there are records of a few eateries that go back more than 100 years.
The 25-year-old Italian restaurant has fundraised and served meals for vulnerable communities. It will close on July 6 after years of struggles with the landlord.
The four band members originally built a single barrel brewhouse to help offset the cost of renting a practice space to jam. Now, beer is their primary gig.
After 40 years without a full-scale grocery store, neighborhoods in West Oakland will welcome Community Foods Market
After a long lead time, ground has finally been broken for the 14,000-square-foot store, which will serve as a grocer, health care center, coffee shop and performance venue.
To reduce the amount of waste produced in Berkeley, the city is considering legislation mandating single-use food containers be compostable, and asking customers to pay for it.