Elaine Miller Bond will present her new book, ‘Running Wild,’ Monday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. at Books Inc. in North Berkeley.
A group of South Berkeley residents hope a new mural will encompass the past, present and future of South Berkeley.
Edy Boone, whose nephew, Eric Garner, was killed by police, has for decades guided people in creating murals that tackle issues of racism, poverty, and violence against young people of color.
The new African food delivery service also holds biweekly pop-up dinner events at Uptown Juice, serving cuisine from Nigeria and other African countries.
At age 70, most people are looking forward to retiring, traveling, or enjoying a slower pace of life. When Frances Townes reached that milestone, she founded the Berkeley Ecumenical Chaplaincy to the Homeless and opened a new chapter in what continues to be a life of activism and advocacy for people who are homeless in […]
After months of deliberating and design tweaks, last Thursday youth and community members put the final touches on plans for a new parklet alongside Alchemy Collective Café on Ellis Street and Alcatraz Avenue in South Berkeley. Gathering in Youth Spirit Artworks, an arts and job training program that serves homeless and low-income youth, the meeting […]
A dead body on Panoramic Trail. A ghost town in the Sierra Mountains. A German professor who happens to be a werewolf. Mystery and science fiction writer William Anthony Parker White — known by his pen name, Anthony Boucher — brought these tales and many more to life in a second-floor office in a house […]
About 180 people packed into Berkeley Arts Festival, a performance space in Downtown Berkeley, on Sunday to hear housing experts and advocates discuss the city’s housing affordability crisis and what can be done to make Berkeley a more affordable place to live. Audience members lined the walls, balcony and sat on the floor for the […]
Jered Nelson has moved his pottery studio from West Berkeley to Richmond, giving him room to expand his business and add a new line of dinnerware for home cooks.
Renovation work at Terrace View Park in North Berkeley, originally scheduled to be completed by Sept. 15, has been pushed back until Oct. 30 due to construction complications. Located between Fairlawn Drive and Queens Road, the park has been closed off completely since April 27. The work includes renovating the basketball courts on the lowest […]
Volunteers at the UC Berkeley Gill Tract Community farm in Albany have harvested 17,000 pounds of produce in the last year alone.
There may have been some bumps in the road, but Bay Area Bike Share is set to expand to Berkeley and the East Bay in 2016. In early April, officials announced the expansion of the bike share program, which has been operating in San Francisco and the peninsula since 2013, would bring over 1,300 bikes […]