Philipson and her spouse, Petra Liljestrand, were among the first lesbian couples to have a child via donor insemination.
The Berkeley Marina is slated to receive an influx of cash following a successful lobbying campaign for a $15 million earmark from the state.
Berkeley averaged about 20 catalytic converter thefts each month during the first quarter of 2022. By July, it was closer to 60, police say.
Renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel’s Encuentros Orchestra stopped by Berkeley for its final show of the year last Thursday.
Budrick wrote a book about his experiences as one of Chez Panisse’s earliest employees. In his youth, he sang in the Army and sold fur coats from the back of a VW Bug.
In the 1980s, Mayer co-founded the nonprofit Resources for Community Development, which has provided homes for more than 5,000 people.
Shamar Cotton lost his mother — the owner of Everett and Jones Barbeque — to COVID-19 in 2021. Now it’s on him and his siblings to keep the restaurant going.
There were a lot of hoops to go through to become a substitute — and it was worth it.
Shop Talk: Hot tub maker opens Berkeley store; used T-shirts printed with fresh designs to cut waste
Robert’s son has taken over at Robert’s Hot Tubs, new to Fourth Street. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
There were some reports that the would-be robber also was shot and was seen limping away from the area.
There have been 32 shootings in Berkeley this year, leaving two people dead and 10 wounded. That’s in stark contrast to last year at this time.
UC Berkeley had long planned to begin construction at the park this summer, but has been blocked repeatedly by lawsuits and activists.
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