Administrative employees at the 53-year-old Ecology Center, which operates Berkeley’s three farmers markets and a store on San Pablo Avenue, are seeking to form a union.
Berkeley labor leader launches state Senate campaign
In her first attempt at running for public office, Kathryn Lybarger, president of the California Labor Federation and AFSCME Local 3299, wants to replace the termed-out Nancy Skinner.
A 77th birthday with a 77-piece band is being thrown Sunday in Berkeley, and you’re invited
At Finnish Hall on Chestnut Street, birthday boy Vinny Golia will bring together a “Heptacontakaiheptagon Ensemble.” Its name comes from the term for a 77-sided polygon.
Update: Berkeley eviction moratorium will be extended through August
Berkeley has permanent eviction protections for about 26,000 rental units, but the local eviction moratorium extended to more.
All the East Bay restaurants that opened in February
The new restaurants that opened in Berkeley, Oakland and beyond in February 2023.
Remembering Beatrice Barrigher, longshorewoman, homemaker, activist
Like her mother Mable Howard, “Aunt Bea” was a fixture in her South Berkeley community.
Berkeley’s 2 pole dancing studios each slide their own way
Berkeley Pole & Dance aims to become “the Soul Cycle of pole dancing.” A mile down University Avenue, newly opened Flux boasts a 197-seat theater.
Remembering Dr. Charlie Pollack, co-founder of Berkeley Therapy Institute
Pollack also served as Mental Health Director for Contra Costa County. He loved historical biographies, trivia, landscape photography, choral singing and San Francisco sports.
Appeals court decision halts People’s Park construction indefinitely
UC Berkeley said it still has an “unwavering” commitment to building student housing in the park.
David Lance Goines, iconic Berkeley printmaker, dies at 77
Goines’ graphic design defined multiple generations in the city’s history, from the Free Speech Movement to the rise of Chez Panisse.
Photos: Enough snow for skiing and snowmen in the Berkeley Hills
Tilden Regional Park and Grizzly Peak Boulevard turned into a winter wonderland Friday as several inches of snow brought sledders, hikers and snowball fighters into the hills.
Cannabis pairings and heritage dinners usher in a new era at the Claremont
Joseph Paire is using his platform to reexamine Black food, highlight other chefs and shake things up at the century-old hotel.