Martin was a professor of English, an avid reader and traveler, and enjoyed spending time with his family.
The festival, inaugurated to celebrate the abolition of slavery in the United States, promises live music, dancing, food, health screenings, activities for kids and more.
They are the High-Achieving Progressive Professionals buying the $1 million+ homes in the flats. They are well-off and progressive and Berkeley residents should engage their skills, as well as challenge them.
A partnership between Mira Vista United Church of Christ and Planting Justice is saving the former Adachi Nursery from becoming the community's 14th gas station.
Marjory approached her life as a householder with passion. She was highly intelligent and incredibly well-read and enjoyed hiking with friends to look for wildflowers and mushrooms and attending the opera.
Rather than functioning as an alternative route for Interstate 80, San Pablo needs to serve the people who live, work, shop and go to school in our community.
William Barclay Caldeira, a Berkeley resident known to many for his deep commitment to justice and equality, was respected both by people on the streets and in the halls of power.
I am a 15-year-old freshman at Berkeley High. No one handed me the responsibility to speak for the planet, but I feel like it's mine all the same because those in power aren’t doing enough to end environmental injustice.
Janet Robinson, who dedicated her life to helping others, imported the traditional hospitality and unique culture of her native New Orleans to California where she raised her family and made her life.
Inspired by an English grandmother who cleaned up 52 beaches in 2018, Elsa Tranter has embarked on a mission to make Bay Area beaches better at a rate of one beach a week.
Jeanne, who worked as a psychiatric social worker and as a geriatric care manager, grew up in small cities and never lost her small-town approach to people: personal, caring, involved.
Berkeley's bicycle infrastructure is a particularly glaring problem because the city talks a big game but delivers so little.