The cost of Berkeley homes has surged in the past year, and the median price, by at least one measure, has now surpassed that of San Francisco. Why?
Ten artists have recorded fictional and true stories about a place they love in Berkeley. The public can submit their own pieces.
The Musical Offering, a nearly 40-year-old cafe/music store, says it needs the community’s support to get through the pandemic. It’s selling prix-fixe meals as a last-ditch effort.
Working with the Berkeley Path Wanderers Association, five artists have created a delightful public art installation.
Tempting sweet and savory High Holiday fare — round challah, braised chicken, brisket, honey cake, more — from local restaurants, bakeries and caterers.
Broke Ass Cooks, Sweet Wheezy Treats and Jason Botterill are out-of-work or financially uncertain chefs who’ve turned to social media to sell meals during the pandemic.
If you have been looking for a reason to get out of bed in the morning, this might just be it.
This is a story about death in the age of COVID-19. It is the story of one death — my mother’s — but it is emblematic of hundreds that are starting to happen, quietly and quickly, across the country.
The Reimagine End of Life Festival, which runs through Nov. 3, confronts the taboo of death. It creates community through plays, talks, books and other art forms.
As the beautiful building designed by Julia Morgan prepares to celebrate its 100th birthday, it is also kicking off a 10-year, $10 million effort to finance long-deferred structural repairs.
Reducing flight miles has a dramatically larger impact on the environment than other actions. A fledgling “no-fly” movement suggests we not fly for one year.
Sabrina Klein , the director of artistic literacy at Cal Performances, wants to start a movement to better engage audiences.
Houses in Berkeley are being given total rebuilds and high-end finishes to appeal, it seems, to transplants from across the bay looking for pleasant, walkable neighborhoods.
A gutted duplex in North Berkeley does not draw the same kind of excitement as similar structures in Silicon Valley and San Francisco.
A collective of Bay Area video makers called TVTV ushered in the era of handheld cameras and on-the-spot interviews. Their 1970s work will soon be publicly available at BAMPFA.
“You may hate it or you may love it, but you are going to have to go home and be with it.”