August Vollmer has long been lauded for the innovations he brought to policing. But revelations about some of his beliefs are making people reexamine his legacy.
Eddings’ first local job was as a nurse’s assistant at Berkeley Unified in the 1960s. She suggests people say their prayers, attend church and drink water if they want to live a long life, like her.
The house was moved a few blocks to make way for construction of a new 37-unit building on Bancroft Way between Shattuck Avenue and Milvia Street.
The festival, which celebrates the abolition of slavery in the United States, was slated to happen Sunday but instead will go online this year.
It’s the second pandemic Mila Mangold has lived through. Her son says she has clear memories, growing up in Nebraska, of the 1918 Spanish flu.
Rose Pastor Stokes was a Russian-Jewish émigré socialist who married one of the richest men in the U.S. Together they promoted socialism – until their divorce in 1917.
The four-story apartment complex on Walnut Street sits on land that might become part of a new 850-bed student housing project known as the Gateway.
Critics say the university should postpone plans until the COVID-19 crisis is over. UC Berkeley officials say the law requires the school to proceed now.
The city of Berkeley is forging ahead with plans to rethink Civic Center Park and has asked the public to weigh in.
One Berkeley woman’s 1918 letters to her husband reveal impacts of an influenza pandemic that feel quite familiar today.
The city has asked the community to help reimagine how Civic Center works with the goal of transforming it from a largely empty space into Berkeley’s “main square.”
For several years Robert Crumb (better known as R. Crumb) was a central and colorful figure on the Berkeley underground arts scene.