A UC Berkeley graduate who started his career working on the hydrogen bomb, Gilbert’s conscience led him to leave defense work and focus on pure science.
Opinion: Why legalizing RVs in Berkeley neighborhoods is a bad idea
Public land should not be transferred to private use. Berkeley should work at the state and regional level to find solutions for RV dwellers.
Op-ed: Finding a better way to go solar in the East Bay
I’ve been thinking about “going solar” for a few years. I even got quotes from two different companies to put panels on my roof, but never felt ready to pull the trigger. I hadn’t been able to decide if I should buy the system outright, finance it, or sign a PPA agreement. It all felt […]
Op-ed: Berkeley restaurant has been approved: Let it open
I am a homeowner on Russell Street just below College, and thus an Elmwood resident. A year ago, I heard that the owners of Comal on Shattuck Avenue were proposing a restaurant for the old Wright’s Garage space on Ashby and I was thrilled. It sounded like just the ticket to round out the dining […]