Scientists from the Innovative Genomics Institute, the same UC Berkeley group that created a COVID-19 testing lab in March, are now trialing a quicker way to obtain patient samples: through saliva.
In the past nine days, Berkeley has seen 35 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases and has gone from an average of one new case each day since the outbreak began to an average of four new cases each day.
Eight teenagers in Oakland and Berkeley talk about how they’ve had to adapt after the shutdown upended their social lives and support systems.
Without a physical space, the world’s only Ohlone restaurant looks into new ways to spread the message that Ohlone culture is alive and well.
During shelter in place, Marla Aufmuth has turned her cameras on the people just outside her front door on Ward Street. Getting to know the neighbors is making her community stronger, she says.
Schmitt has designed some striking posters to encourage mask-wearing that leverage the global message “My mask protects you. Your mask protects me.”
The popular Berkeley Mexican restaurant timed its reopening with its 26th anniversary.
“We’re watching a future disparity in the making,” said one doctor pushing for more transparency.
Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and persistent calls to reform policing, officials pledged Tuesday night to remake the city budget as a “moral document” that better reflects Berkeley values.
Public health workers are going to senior living and skilled nursing facilities.
Three Berkeley restaurant owners discuss fine dining in a world with COVID-19.
We checked in with 7 watering holes to see how they’ve been faring during the crisis.
Restaurants across the East Bay are starting to reopen for al fresco dining with physical distancing measures in place. Find out what’s open.
Contra Costa County restaurants are already seating diners outside; Alameda County eateries will start serving al fresco this Friday.
As more movement happens, people should still limit activities and contacts and wear face coverings
The university will offer optional in-person classes for smaller discussion sections for large lectures and other activities.
University Press Books has struggled financially for years despite trying many different approaches to stay in business.
The crisis has caused major roadblocks for Daughter’s Diner, Babette and Bliss Belly Kitchen.