What started out as a home experiment to emulate her favorite childhood bagel has become a full-fledged business for Emily Winston, whose bagel shop is days away from opening.
She led a life of enthusiasm and integrity of purpose.
I am grateful that after hearing complaints, a playwright with a show at the Marsh Berkeley took out a racial epithet — that has been used derogatorily to refer to Japanese Americans — from the name of his play.
Cyclists may eventually be able to roll through stop signs if there is no other traffic nearby.
There is no problem with RVs There are no piles of trash outside of them. Their inhabitants don’t behave menacingly. The people who live in RVs and other vehicles in West Berkeley don’t disrupt daily life.
When the City Council approved an expansion of the program in 2017, members were assured they would only be used for traffic-related purposes. A new measure allows police to use them in criminal investigations.
There is real pleasure working one-on-one with a student. The program is looking for more volunteers.
After going on 40 years, the bakery's owners say they are "getting too old for the excitement of successive five-year leases" and would like to secure a long-term future. They've bought a building on the same block.
After being homeless for over five years, I am no longer surprised by shabby treatment at shelters. The Berkeley Community Resource Center is a happy exception.
Forget parking a bike at Ashby BART after 8 a.m. or picking one up after 8 p.m. The operators need to do a better job moving bikes around so more are available during commute hours.
After a vehicle hit a fire hydrant on San Pablo Avenue and Cedar Street around 2 p.m. on Oct. 25 a geyser of water emerged. Video by Cindy Kumano
Remembering Anita Conte Eblé, who was smart and strong and encouraged others to be their best selves
A unique and special woman who passionately pursued her interests and actively contributed to her community, Anita worked at UC Berkeley for 30 years.
Registration in Thursday's Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill is up slightly — but experts look to increase participation.
If we care about the planet, we need to live like the homeless. Let’s embrace them, not drive them from our midst. They are our homegrown Greta Thunbergs.
Several of Berkeley's most beloved backyard birds are at risk from the climate crisis, according to a new report from the National Audubon Society.
The use of the word 'ghetto' has evolved. If its use is prohibited from further evolution, then it forever will remain as a demeaning reference to the circumstances of a group of people living in a defined location.