Participation in East Bay DSA surged during the 2016 election and after the election of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Its youth arm held its convention in Berkeley this weekend to gear up for 2020.
Dive into middle America (food included), talks on Korematsu and SETI, a Berkeley-raised rock odyssey, uilleann pipes and more this weekend.
The annual fundraising event this year honored a diverse group of nearly 30 Bay Area authors who are seen to enrich and enliven the local community.
Drains are overflowing, creeks are gushing, trees are toppling and late Thursday morning nearly 11,000 PG&E customers in the Oakland-Berkeley hills lost power.
Music from the Middle Eastern diaspora, late Beethoven, great basketball and more for your weekend.
Let us linger on objects in Berkeley belonging, or appropriate to, a period other than today, especially an object that is conspicuously old-fashioned. Know of others? Give us a shout.
The 84-year old company said as early as 2017 that it had to shut down because of financial issues. It repaid the equity firm that bought it $3.8M in 2018, but none of the workers got severance pay.
Taiko drummers, a rare chance to hear a Mellotron, modern soul music, thoughtful drama, and talking politics, all for a busy weekend.
Some of Berkeley’s biggest developers, concerned about homelessness, have donated to the city fund. At least two of them did so while Berkeley was considering their projects.