On Earth Day, we talked to the owners of two Berkeley storefront businesses, and one deep-tech innovator, about how they are taking environmental preservation into their own hands.
But the news is not all bad, as a new economic report shows investors put $700 million into Berkeley’s biotech and clean-tech sectors.
Art businesses bring holiday cheer to a community sheltered at home.
The new BerkeleyHolidays Gift Guide fosters community for female business owners — digitally. (Sponsored)
A host of Berkeley makers and bakers are nourishing locals and protecting minds and bodies from the impacts of COVID-19.
Kala Bagai arrived in the U.S. with her family in 1915. Like many other Asians in Berkeley, she was discriminated against.
Existing office space in Berkeley can be old and funky while the demand is for modern and open-plan. And, compared to San Francisco and Oakland, the economics of building new here don’t pencil out, say experts.
For many, an over-the-counter zoning certificate may be all that’s needed now, rather than going through public hearings and paying thousands of dollars.
Dozens gathered to discuss what should be done with the 8.3-acre site near Second Street. Most said it must be preserved for manufacturing uses to keep Berkeley a diverse place in which to live.
By opening a plant in West Berkeley last year, this maker of phone booths is an anomaly, given the decrease in the number of manufacturers in the city.