His clear and steady leadership made BZC a beacon for Buddhist practitioners and other spiritual seekers in the East Bay and around the U.S.
He also volunteered at the Human Awareness Institute and at Kaiser Oakland Hospice.
His kind and generous spirit in helping neighbors – no matter how great or small the task – touched hundreds in North Berkeley.
Charles had a long, varied career in music and the arts, traveled extensively, embraced family and friends and was a founder of Chez Panisse.
Ted Edlin worked in the computer and energy industries and was a former president of Berkeley’s Council of Neighborhood Associations and a member of the Fire Commission.
Rosie was an archetypal Berkeley woman who came of age in the 1960s. She was intelligent, well-educated, resourceful and creative.
A prominent activist, Keller chronicled the communities she was a part of, including Berkeley, telling stories of joy and resistance.
Some farmers sold more than half their harvest to restaurants before the pandemic. A new program is helping farmers connect with more individual customers.
Mary, a partner at East Bay Pediatrics until she retired in 2014, touched and fundamentally helped so many people in so many ways with her deep compassion and heartfelt empathy.
The volunteer-run group works with local eateries to provide two meals for $10 to those over 60 or self-isolating. This holiday, it will deliver hundreds of free meals.
BUSD teachers should join the ranks of the thousands of other teachers across the country who have bravely returned to the classroom.
All those who knew Joshua Litwin, who ran Berkeley Ophthalmology Medical Group, will miss his unlimited knowledge, his quick humor, his big personality and his capacity for love.
Annette lived most of her life in Georgia and moved to Berkeley after her husband passed away.
Four sailboats and the Coast Guard came to the aid of a 32-year-old German sailor who floated in the cold waters of the bay for 45 minutes.
Marion left Pennsylvania to work in New York during the war; lived for 27 years in London; dwelt on two remote islands in the Indian Ocean and, one year, traveled around the world.