In the final episode of our five-part Edge Of Extinction video series we talk to experts about the impressive but endangered steelhead trout.
Max is a British shortform video journalist, most interested in the environment, social issues and sports. He currently works for Berkeleyside, both in print and video, for the summer of 2019. He is a student at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, and a Hugh Fulton Byas Scholar, an award for "British journalists of outstanding promise." He has won several student journalism awards, including "Best Presenter 2018" for his undergraduate radio show, "Best News Video" as a presenter for Cal TV at Berkeley in 2017, and a newsroom award for The Mancunion, the UK’s biggest student newspaper.
The Edge of Extinction, Part 4: Owl good things must come to an end — Video
In the fourth of our five-part Edge Of Extinction video series, we meet the only owl that nests underground — the super-cute, but threatened burrowing owl.
The Edge of Extinction, Part 3: Bees in a squeeze — Video
In the third of our five-part Edge Of Extinction video series, we talk to experts about urban bees which are threatened by the use of chemicals, loss of habitat and the climate crisis.
The Edge of Extinction, Part 2: The best-laid plans of mice and men — Video
In the second of our five-part Edge Of Extinction video series, we meet the salt marsh harvest mouse which lives on our shoreline, and has been on the endangered species list since 1970.
The Edge of Extinction, Part 1: Turtles in trouble — Video
In the first of our five-part Edge Of Extinction video series, we meet the western pond turtles. Although these beloved creatures seem to be doing well, appearances can be deceptive.
The quest for the holy grail: The top British pubs in the East Bay
“Going down the pub” is a quintessential British experience. But it’s notoriously difficult to replicate on this side of the Atlantic. Nosh set out to discover if anything comes close in the East Bay.
‘Straight up, no ICE’: Berkeley holds rally to close migrant detention centers
Several hundred people came to Civic Center Park in downtown Berkeley to protest after reports of conditions in children’s facilities raised alarm.
Berkeley parking permits go online, but there may be hitches
The new system will allow Berkeleyans to purchase and renew permits, as well as pay fines instantly via the internet.
This Oakland baker makes loaves at home, delivers them by bike
After working at Tartine and other well-known bakeries, Lucio Mejia has struck out on his own with Oakland Bread Studio.
‘Gay Day’ at Berkeley senior center shows that pride is for all ages
The Gay Day celebration was just one of a number of events in Berkeley to celebrate Pride Month.
‘A bunch of third graders’ mount a photography show
Creative wrangler Jeannie Kim Chen gave a group of 9-year-old girls from Jefferson Elementary professional-grade photography lessons. The result is “Miniworlds,” on show until Aug. 31.
Trash piling up on University Avenue near Berkeley Marina aggravates many, including the homeless living there
Berkeley isn’t cleaning it up because it says the land belongs to Caltrans, and the trash is the state’s responsibility. Caltrans says it regularly cleans up the area.