A graffiti complaint prompted the city to cover up the mural that helped inspire the City Council to pursue reparations in Berkeley. The neighbors who created the mural are considering next steps.
Vote set — once again — to confirm Jen Louis as Berkeley police chief
City Council is set to decide Tuesday whether to confirm Interim Chief Police Jen Louis with a permanent role at more than $300,000 annually. Accountability officials have asked for more time.
Photos: People’s Park turns 54
People from different organizations celebrated the park’s anniversary Sunday with poems, speeches and music.
7-story co-op housing could rise in South Berkeley, but tenants hope history is honored
The space at 3120 Shattuck Ave. includes the Homeless Action Center, Long Haul Infoshop and numerous community organizations that use its common areas.
Quilts, corsets and yarn bombs: 8 Berkeley needlecraft shops catering to the crafty
Stores serving sewers, crocheters, dressmakers and other needleworkers form a tightly knit community in Berkeley.
Driver shot in the head in South Berkeley
The driver of another car pulled up next to him Sunday near Shattuck Avenue and Oregon Street and fired, police said.
Painter Héctor Muñoz-Guzmán, 3rd-generation South Berkeley resident, draws inspiration from his family
He is currently painting a seven-panel tribute to South Berkeley through the city’s Civic Arts Commission.
South Berkeley seniors live with lack of heat, shoddy repairs under new management
A nonprofit purchased Harriet Tubman Terrace in the fall of 2021 and tenants are still organizing around dozens of grievances two years later.
Remembering Beatrice Barrigher, longshorewoman, homemaker, activist
Like her mother Mable Howard, “Aunt Bea” was a fixture in her South Berkeley community.
A walk through history in the heart of Berkeley’s Black community
Hear William Rumford III share the significance of his grandfather’s pharmacy and Tina Jones Williams tell the story of Kramer’s beauty salon as you relive a Black History Month walking tour from the South Berkeley Legacy Project.
‘It’s a miracle’: Quilt Berkeley woman found in trash is historic treasure for tiny Canadian town
The heirloom has been returned to the Ontario church whose members stitched it together 93 years ago. “It’s just crazy that I pulled this from a gunky trash pile,” Berkeley resident Leslie Buck says.
South Berkeley Here There encampment closed after 6 years
Activists, many of whom have passed away, set up the sober camp in 2017 as a protest movement.