Berkeleyside roamed the city, from Telegraph Avenue down to Fourth Street, in search of people rocking their own one-of-a-kind sense of style.
Ximena Natera is Berkeleyside’s photojournalist. Her position is a partnership with Report for America and CatchLight. Born and raised in Mexico City, Natera is a founding member of Pie de Pagina, an award-winning news site in Mexico City. She graduated from the Documentary Program at the International Center of Photography in New York, and her photographs have been published in newspapers and magazines across the U.S., Mexico and Latin America.
Photos: People’s Park turns 54
People from different organizations celebrated the park’s anniversary Sunday with poems, speeches and music.
Photos: Berkeley High robotics team will vie for world title
The team, named “Berkelium,” has qualified for the international FIRST Robotics Competition in Houston.
10 very Berkeley date ideas
From long walks through Tilden Park to sailing rides at the Marina and prime spots to picnic, here are some of the best date ideas in Berkeley.
The photographers behind Berkeleyside and Oaklandside stories
Staff photographers Ximena Natera and Amir Aziz discuss their craft and important images of the past year with CatchLight’s Mabel Jimenez.
Election night photos: Berkeley candidates gathered in bars, homes and restaurants
Election night parties were held around Berkeley as results rolled in.
La Peña remembers loved ones on Día de Muertos
Ernesto Hernández Olmos, a multidisciplinary artist from Oaxaca, led the celebration at the cultural center in South Berkeley.
Photos: Tricks and treats return to Elmwood on Halloween
After a two-year break due to COVID-19, crowds returned to Russell Street in the Elmwood neighborhood for candy, costumes and mischief.
Teen brothers killed in shooting laid to rest in deeply moving Berkeley funeral
Family, Berkeley High friends and soccer teammates said a final goodbye to Jazy and Angel Sotelo Garcia on Thursday, marking a “new chapter” of their grief.
‘This is a wakeup call’: Berkeley remembers brothers Jazy and Angel Sotelo Garcia
The teens’ mother and younger siblings, dozens of extended family and hundreds of neighbors, classmates and friends came together Monday evening for a vigil at Longfellow Middle School.
AileyCamp back in motion after 2-year gap in Berkeley
The camp taught dozens of 11-14-year olds dance moves created by the legendary choreographer Alvin Ailey.
‘Like one body’: Young musicians from 22 countries inspire at UC Berkeley’s Greek Theatre
Renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel’s Encuentros Orchestra stopped by Berkeley for its final show of the year last Thursday.