A new coalition of East Bay arts organizations is making joint funding requests of Alameda County and cooperating on a regional “return to the arts” campaign.
Freelancer Daphne White began her reporting career in Atlanta and then worked as a journalist in Washington, DC, for more than a decade. She covered Congress, education and teachers’ unions, and then produced multimedia programs for the World Bank. Daphne’s articles have appeared in The Washington Post; Hemispheres (the United Airlines magazine); Foundation News & Commentary; National Wildlife Magazine; and others. Daphne founded and ran a national nonprofit advocacy organization for 10 years, but then escaped the Beltway for Berkeley in 2014. She started writing for Berkeleyside in 2016, and enjoys covering nonprofits and change agents among other things.
Betty Reid Soskin, nation’s oldest park ranger, turns 100
In Betty Reid Soskin’s extraordinary life, she’s also dated Jackie Robinson, co-founded Reid’s Records in Berkeley and delivered cash for the Black Panthers.
Cafe Leila serves up healing tea blends for troubled times
Moses Abughosh brings a rich Middle Eastern tea culture to Berkeley.
Berkeley’s Ohlone Park Crop Swap builds community through food
Crop Swap is as much about connecting with neighbors as it is about exchanging fruits and veggies.
‘Calling a thing a thing’: Anna Sale on the art of hard conversations
The ‘Death, Sex & Money’ podcast host, Berkeley resident, and now book author, says not every relationship can be healed and not every conflict can be resolved. And that’s OK.
Berkeley real estate is in a pandemic rise to the stratosphere
The cost of Berkeley homes has surged in the past year, and the median price, by at least one measure, has now surpassed that of San Francisco. Why?
Berkeley Rep launches ‘Place/Settings,’ 10 audio stories set in Berkeley
Ten artists have recorded fictional and true stories about a place they love in Berkeley. The public can submit their own pieces.
Last call: This quintessentially Berkeley cafe is ‘hanging on by a thread’
The Musical Offering, a nearly 40-year-old cafe/music store, says it needs the community’s support to get through the pandemic. It’s selling prix-fixe meals as a last-ditch effort.
Can you find the art hidden on paths near Live Oak and Codornices parks?
Working with the Berkeley Path Wanderers Association, five artists have created a delightful public art installation.
Where to order Rosh Hashanah eats for pickup and delivery in the East Bay
Tempting sweet and savory High Holiday fare — round challah, braised chicken, brisket, honey cake, more — from local restaurants, bakeries and caterers.
‘Our driving force is desperation’: Chefs from top-rated restaurants now making home-cooked takeout meals
Broke Ass Cooks, Sweet Wheezy Treats and Jason Botterill are out-of-work or financially uncertain chefs who’ve turned to social media to sell meals during the pandemic.
Saul’s Deli in Berkeley is now offering warm bagels with a serious crunch factor
If you have been looking for a reason to get out of bed in the morning, this might just be it.