Churches and community organizations are helping with an equity-minded COVID-19 vaccine outreach.
The university’s new long-range plan includes building 12,000 housing units for a projected larger population.
Cupcakin’ at Virginia Bakery, La Perla Puerto Rican Cuisine, Viet Kitchen, more opened; Ladle & Leaf, Dosirak Shop, Ninna, more have closed.
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This week, learn about the Ohlone people; hear a string quartet or electronic music; join a Black history song and storytelling performance; discover the early Berkeley food scene.
Berkeley police reported on several crimes this week. They appear below. Send tips to Berkeleyside with your public safety questions.
Sarah Shaffer, the camp’s founder and director, described the painful decision to file for personal bankruptcy and close down.
Pianist Laura Klein and guitarist Tony Corman’s repertoire encompasses bossa nova standards, American songbook gems, bebop anthems and original compositions.
Council unanimously approved a resolution that will work toward banning single-family zoning.
The law goes into effect immediately and applies to larger grocery stores with 300 or more employees.
Officers will focus on investigative stops and pulling over dangerous drivers rather than “random observations of minor equipment violations,” Police Chief Andrew Greenwood said.
Two former fine-dining chefs in Oakland opened a takeout operation featuring flavors from the South, Jamaica and Puerto Rico.
Minari is one of 2021’s best releases.
Mitzi, who had five children including triplets, had a home filled with a huge cast of characters who found joy by being in each other’s company.
Plus: Espresso Roma is for lease, a Black history jazz brunch, Chez Panisse is closed this week due to potential COVID-19 exposure, more.
Revenue is down at 1951 Coffee by 90%, but the nonprofit is hopeful it can survive the pandemic and continue helping refugees through its barista training program along the way.
Activists gathered to discuss economic and racial inequality, reparations, police violence – and to celebrate accomplishments.