Berkeley family’s 60-year saga — People’s Park, Heyday Books, Greek Theatre, leg lifts.
The children of the McDonalds, Santiagos, and de Leons each absorbed Berkeley values from their parents and expressed them in their own unique ways.
John Simmet was the co-founder, with Bill Briscoe, of The Bread Workshop. He has temporarily closed his current business, Plaza Tennis, to focus on treating his lymphoma.
Contra Costa County restaurants are already seating diners outside; Alameda County eateries will start serving al fresco this Friday.
We surveyed several local chefs and restaurateurs about what foods travel best.
The project sailed through the oft-arduous city approval process because the owners, who intend to live on the property, worked with neighbors and made changes in response to their concerns.
At its current home in West Berkeley, the faith-based community farm hosts a three-month residential leadership program where fellows get agricultural training through progressive Jewish spiritual practice.
State and city laws have made it easier, in theory, to build backyard cottages in Berkeley. In practice planners sometimes seem to need to catch up with the new regulations.
Before putting the building up for sale, the seller signed a five-year lease with a five-year option to protect the business.
BART must determine the zoning for stations by 2020 and Berkeley must update its zoning to reflect that by 2022. One-third of the housing must be affordable and there are height limits.
Every colorful garment stocked at Ifafunke Lola Oladigbolu’s store has been made by an independent Nigerian seamstress or tailor and, in this way, benefits entire communities.
The developers are targeting people who live and work in Berkeley, families and people who want to downsize, and professionals who want to be able to take public transit.