The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Berkeleyside like everyone else, but it’s also presenting us with an opportunity to innovate.
There’s ample evidence that our community is pulling together, neighbors are checking on each other and ingenious ideas are popping up to prevent isolation. The worst of times is bringing out the best in people.
We need to devote our limited resources to covering the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on our community.
After an investigation that took about 2 hours, a suspicious device reported by a member of the community was rendered safe and all traffic was back to normal.
There’s a wealth of choice this weekend.
Berkeley news from around the web.
Diving into the lives of plants at UC Botanical Garden, grooving with the Electric Squeezebox Orchestra, or enjoying photos and ‘photo haigas’ in a café: just three of our weekend activity picks.
Two events to celebrate MLK Day, the ‘How to do Nothing’ order at the library, a reggae salute to Peter Tosh and a staged reading of a play — our picks for your weekend activities.
Guests at the DoubleTree hotel and others in the area were without running water after a main break Tuesday afternoon cut the supply to the entire Berkeley Marina.
Our beautiful 96-page magazine is full of compelling, original writing, photography and illustrations. It is available in bookshops and can be ordered online.
A children’s book series event, a tribute concert to Bette Golden Lamb, a Latinx dance festival, a musical about the godfather of soul and a reminder about a 50-year-old Berkeley institution.
Protesters were demonstrating a talk by right-wing pundit Ann Coulter at UC Berkeley.