A Dead Fest; Michael Pollan talks agroecology; Heyday Harvest honors author Greg Sarris; Halloween on Fourth Street; and decoding Chinese opera — who says there’s nothing to do?
Tamai Pearson moved to Berkeley 45 years ago and became a Telegraph Avenue vendor, but he’s facing immobilizing financial worries during the pandemic.
Two men with a gun fired it twice in separate incidents Sunday night in Berkeley and one of them pointed the gun at a woman walking alone that night when she rejected his “flirtatious advances,” police report.
Police arrested two men outside the 7-Eleven in Southside Berkeley after hearing gunfire there Sunday night, authorities report.
It’s been described as a cave dwelling, a wizard’s house and a Moorish palace. A recently unveiled building to house UC Berkeley students has been a long time coming — and its unusual design is causing a stir.
It will take a year for changes to come before the Berkeley City Council, but they could include room for three more high-rise residential buildings.
After 4.5 years leading Telegraph Avenue’s merchants association, Stuart Baker has stepped down from the role to take a well-deserved break.
Four men identified by authorities as gang members from Contra Costa County are set to appear in court this week after being charged with a violent attack on a UC Berkeley student in a Telegraph Avenue pizza shop.
For several years Robert Crumb (better known as R. Crumb) was a central and colorful figure on the Berkeley underground arts scene.
Also: Gift store Pot-Pourri will open in North Berkeley in mid-January; and Radbird Fashion will move temporarily so its space can be retrofitted.
Police identified Rashad Albert as the shooter after interviewing witnesses and reviewing surveillance footage, according to court papers.
In the pricey Bay Area an employer is using guaranteed housing as a retention strategy.