Four brand new courts will be unveiled Saturday for the “ping-pong, tennis volleyball mash-up” that is often described as the fastest-growing game in America.
William Lundquist is an intern at Berkeleyside for the summer of 2019. He is a Berkeley native and a third-year student pursuing a BA in English at UW-Madison. William writes for the arts section of Madison's student newspaper The Badger Herald and is an avid windsurfer, rugby player and musician.
New picnic area, upgraded amphitheater anticipated for John Hinkel Park
The scope of renovations at the North Berkeley park depend on finding a developer who can work within the city’s budget.
Susan O’Malley’s legacy lives on with art installation in downtown Berkeley
If you’ve been walking through Civic Center Park, you might have looked up and wondered about the three messages spelled out in bold capital letters on colorful panels perched atop an apartment building one block over.
Hip Hop For Change aims to empower and inspire
Founder Khafre Jay incorporates political and social consciousness into his own music and his nonprofit encourages positive, change-oriented hip-hop.
Update: ‘Manhole’ will be ‘maintenance hole’ as city changes municipal code
The Berkeley City Council approved an ordinance that will eliminate masculine and feminine pronouns from the city’s municipal code, changing gender-specific language to gender-neutral language.
Berkeley to consider prohibiting natural gas in new buildings
To the potential dismay of cooks and chefs, Berkeley City Council is set to discuss an ordinance that would prohibit natural gas infrastructure in new buildings.
Leroy Moore is on a mission to showcase African disabled musicians
Through his Krip-Hop Nation organization, Moore brings a plethora of artists to the Ed Roberts Campus and other local venues with the Disabled African Musicians festival, starting Tuesday.
East Bay fire agencies call for public self-defense: ‘It’s not if a fire occurs, but when’
After the most destructive year for wildfires in California history, local agencies urged residents to take simple preventative measures.
Berkeley animal shelter fills up as canine influenza spreads throughout Oakland shelters
Since the shelter is full, this would be an excellent — and helpful — time to adopt or foster a dog.
Rattlesnakes more active with warmer weather, naturalist warns
We checked in with EBRPD naturalist Ashley Adams to get the lowdown on how to deal with these potentially dangerous creatures.
The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend, June 14-16 (Thursday too!)
See a great concert film on an outdoor screen, celebrate 50 years of Pegasus Books, or renew your appreciation for the beauty of the bay. All this and more this weekend.
Berkeley High’s Ultimate Frisbee team takes home national title
It was the club’s first appearance at the national championships and the players defeated the first seed to take the title.