A new student-led program has helped roughly 35 of Berkeley seniors garden, declutter, check smoke alarm batteries and program electronics.
In recent months, the city and campus community have worked together to improve fire safety in large group homes, in particular, before special events or parties.
Instead of building 265 units for seniors, the Pacific School or Religion will lease and sell some of its buildings to meet its mission.
I went to Kingman Co-Op at 1730 La Loma Ave. on graduation weekend to photograph the front door for a post-in-progress about painted doors. On the way to the door, I found this wonderful toad mural on the garage door.
There is a campaign afoot to waste Berkeleyans’ time and tax dollars.
With only two weeks left to collect 5,275 signatures to force a city council redistricting measure on the ballot, members of the Berkeley Referendum Coalition are holding a rally on Saturday to train volunteers.
What some described as a historic move by the Berkeley City Council to approve a new student-majority district centered around Telegraph Avenue was decried by others Tuesday night as political “gerrymandering” aimed at splitting the city’s progressive voice and excluding some of the most active students from the mix.
It seems unthinkable that the People’s Republic of Berkeley has existed without a food co-operative for more than two decades. Well, try not to choke on your non-GMO, organic, fair trade, soymilk chai latte, but the co-op is coming back to Berkeley.