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The blaze of Sept. 17, 1923, caught Berkeley firefighters completely unprepared, leaving nearly 4,000 homeless before a change in wind stopped it at the edge of downtown. Fire experts warn that a fire just as bad — or worse — could happen today.
East Bay rock band Skip the Needle’s new EP explores Butler’s experience growing up in Pasadena before she became the author of the dystopian masterpiece ‘Parable of the Sower’ and other science fiction classics.
This unassuming cafe and bakery run by a former professional soccer player produces delectable sweet and savory treats.
Other events include an adults-only comedy show at Live Oak Theater and an Indigenous-led art-making workshop at BAMPFA