Suggestions for LeConte's new name include civil-rights icons, Berkeley school figures and a Spanish word. You can vote for your favorite on an unofficial Berkeleyside reader poll!
A new app brings the storied past of Telegraph Avenue to life with eyewitness accounts and photos of events going back 70 years.
Everybody knows about the People's Park created in 1969, when thousands of students, activists, and neighbors worked to establish the place. Few know about an earlier park.
Reid Soskin, 96, who co-founded Reid's Records in Berkeley, has just published 'Sign My Name to Freedom,' a memoir that recounts her many amazing experiences.
A year ago Milo Yiannopoulos's speech was shut down by black-clad protesters. We present an oral history of that night, a reflection of the political divide that envelops the U.S.
A group of women who have kept alive a 100-year old Berkeley community organization this week marked its centennial with a gala in the neighborhood where they all live.
A descendant of Joseph LeConte's slaves said she was "sick to her stomach" to see schools named after the conservationist.
Parents and district staffers say conservationist Joseph LeConte, who preached the "evolutionary" benefits of slavery, is not an appropriate namesake for a school.
South Asians first came to California in 1850. Many who settled in Berkeley over the next 150 years became activists for various causes.
Two of the city's oldest houses, now painted in vibrant New Orleans colors and located in South Berkeley, are on the market after a loving restoration.
In his nearly year-old podcast, Liam O’Donoghue explores East Bay history, its most fascinating people and how the place changes them.
The Westbrae home has been restored with period features in mind and offers extra space in a large garage and separate livable unit.
It took the united efforts of more than 500 people to create People's Park and ensure its existence, one of the co-founders recalls.