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Posted inCommunity

Berkeley activist, original ‘Rosie the Riveter,’ retires at 96

Marilyn Pursley (sitting, left) at her retirement party in January. Standing, l to r: Anna Bellono, Kathryn Stein, Jordan Vilchez, Mary Canavan. Also sitting: Kathryn Hill. Photo: Emily Dugdale Marilyn Pursley (sitting, left) at her retirement party in January. Standing, l to r: Anna Bellono, Kathryn Stein, Jordan Vilchez, Mary Canavan. Also sitting: Kathryn Hill. Photo: Emily […]

Posted inArts

Long-time local supporter of the arts Archana Horsting honored with Berkeley Community Fund award

Archana Horsting, co-founder of The Kala Art Institute, will receive the Berkeley Community Fund’s Benjamin Ide Wheeler Medal this year. Photo: Kala Art Institute Archana Horsting, co-founder of The Kala Art Institute, will receive the Berkeley Community Fund’s Benjamin Ide Wheeler Medal this year. Photo: Kala Art Institute Archana Horsting, director and co-founder of Kala Art Institute, has […]

Posted inCommunity

Friends of Adeline: ‘Our future shall be determined by us’

Community members discussed concerns related to the city’s Adeline Corridor revitalization plan during the third Friends of Adeline community forum, which took place at the Black Repertory Group’s theater Saturday. Photo: Emily Dugdale Community members discussed concerns related to the city’s Adeline Corridor revitalization plan during the third Friends of Adeline community forum, which took […]

Posted inCity, Community

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates, State Senator Loni Hancock, challenge us to save as much water as them

A challenge by Mayor Tom Bates and his wife, State Senator Loni Hancock, aims to raise awareness about California’s drought. Photo: Steve Johnson A challenge by Mayor Tom Bates and his wife, State Senator Loni Hancock, aims to raise awareness about California’s drought. Photo: Steve Johnson Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates has announced a city-wide water-conservation challenge with […]

Posted inBusiness

Revolution Books: Berkeley’s radical bookstore relocating

Larry Everest (left) and Reiko Redmonde, have volunteered at Revolution Books for decades. Photo: Emily Dugdale Storied progressive Berkeley bookstore Revolution Books hopes to relocate this summer and has launched a crowdsourcing campaign to cover the moving costs. The 27-year-old bookstore has been described as a “Berkeley institution” by celebrated local poet Robert Hass. With its all-volunteer staff, and calendar of panel discussions […]