Pete Rosos and Jerome Paulos document in photos and video the new trail segment, which has created 18 miles of continuous bay trail running from Oakland to Richmond.
Pete Rosos has been a regular contributor to Berkeleyside since 2012 and has worked as a freelance photographer for well over a decade. He shoots mainly digital, but still has a use for, and love of, film (especially B/W). Pete’s interest in photography grew while working as a photographer’s assistant at Fairlight Media Pool in Hamburg, Germany (1998-1999). He then went on to attend and graduate from Speos Photographic Institute in Paris, France (1999-2000). Previous professional experiences include freelance work shooting for Kapital
Clothing Design in Japan (2002-2005), promotional work for Acta Non Verba, an Oakland based non-profit (2014), and editorial images for San Francisco Magazine (2015). His work has been shown at The Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon, The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado, and The Perfect Exposure Gallery in Los Angeles.
After 10 days on lockdown, Berkeley is a quieter, more cautious city
A tough, but necessary mandate to self-isolate has transformed a once bustling, active city into a quieter place, one that moves at a slower pace.
A new reality: What does ‘shelter in place’ look like in Berkeley?
From a deserted campus through empty streets and a popup food bank, Pete Rosos documents in photographs a city on lockdown.
New Bay Bridge opens, and a safer route to the East Bay
Suspension part of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge. Photo: Pete Rosos It’s open: after 12 years of construction, and at a cost of $6.4 billion, the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge carried its first, eager travelers safely over the water last night, at around 10:15 p.m., just under seven hours […]
Portraits: BUSD’s cooking and gardening experts
Berkeleyside photographer Pete Rosos has created a stunning portrait gallery of the staff at BUSD’s threatened gardening and cooking program.
Snapshot: Grégoire Jacquet, owner of Grégoire Restaurant
Grégoire Jacquet: finds it hard to think of anywhere he would rather live than Berkeley. Photo: Pete Rosos Grégoire Jacquet was born in Versailles, France. When he was young, his family moved to the village of Grazay in the Loire Valley. His father spent most of his time away working as a car salesman. A […]
Snapshot: Bob and Suzan, Stonemountain & Daughter
Bob and Suzan Steinberg’s business, Stonemountain & Daughter, is one of the few independent textiles merchants left today. Photo: Pete Rosos Bob and Suzan Steinberg’s business, Stonemountain & Daughter, is one of the few independent textiles merchants left today. Photo: Pete Rosos The father/daughter team of Bob and Suzan Steinberg represent third and fourth generations of textile business knowhow. […]
Snapshot: Arlene Blum, scientist, author, climber, activist
Arlene Blum PhD, biophysical chemist, author, and mountaineer, is a Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley’s Department of Chemistry, and also Executive Director of the Green Science Policy Institute. Blum led the first American all-women’s ascent of Annapurna I, considered one of the world’s most dangerous and difficult mountains, and is the founder of the annual Berkeley […]
Snapshot: Angus Powelson, Owner, Oceanworks
Angus Powelson. Photo: Pete Rosos Born in Saranap the youngest of five children, Angus Powelson lived with his parents in the Walnut Creek area until he was 13, when, as he puts it, “sibs went to college, parents went crazy, I went into foster care.” Powelson lived in Richmond, where he attended Richmond High, and […]