Yvonne Martinez’s stories stretch nearly a century from her Mexican American family’s Utah roots to her time as a union organizer in Berkeley and Oakland.
Barge North has also closed on College Avenue. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
Berkeley Pole & Dance aims to become “the Soul Cycle of pole dancing.” A mile down University Avenue, newly opened Flux boasts a 197-seat theater.
Generations of movie-goers are mourning the loss of a cinematic and architectural treasure, which closed around Feb. 3, weeks before anticipated.
Closures include the pharmacy on Solano Avenue in Berkeley as well as the branch in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood.
Animal Farm Discount Pet Foods was a mainstay on the corner of San Pablo Avenue and Cedar Street for 35 years. Even the owner’s parrot felt it was time to go.
Philthy Clean Tattoo paints itself a new future downtown. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
When architectural salvage was cool, Ohmega ruled. Its closing symbolizes the end of an era and changing tastes.
Melanie Dunn created Breaking Stereos after several difficult shopping trips with her daughter. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
Hua Hsu’s memoir of his college friendship in the ’90s and histories on Asian Americans and the most Trumpian period in America before Trump are among the recent titles with Berkeley connections.
David Phillips did more than save whales. He helped spread environmental activism around the world. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
In her new book, Allison Landa comes to terms with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (a rare condition causing hirsutism and infertility) and a pair of heavily opinionated parents.