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.”
The controversial preacher said he came to Berkeley because his staff urged him not to, saying progressives wouldn’t listen to him. People did show up, but not in great numbers.
The controversial preacher and Trump supporter is coming to Ground Zero of the American progressive movement with messages both religious and political.
While 2017 was the most destructive year ever for wildfires, 2018 is already proving worse. Fire officials are encouraging people to clear brush and plan fire evacuation routes.