In the pricey Bay Area an employer is using guaranteed housing as a retention strategy.
Anneli Rufus is a Berkeley resident and the author of the newly published book Unworthy: How to Stop Hating Yourself (Tarcher Penguin 2014). Here she writes about living with low self-esteem in a city she believes doesn’t have that issue: Cities, along with the people who live there, have personalities. Some are breezy, some banal. […]
The Vienna Philharmonic returns to Berkeley for a three-day residency with Cal Performances. Photo: Vienna Philharmonic VIENNA PHILHARMONIC The three-day residency of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at Cal Performances this weekend focuses on the centennial of the outbreak of World War I, with three concerts, a symposium bringing together scholars from both Berkeley and Vienna, […]
Students at Adeline Yoga Studio try the hanging sirsasana pose. Photo: Adeline Yoga Studio By Varya Simpson In many people’s minds, Berkeley is synonymous with alternative lifestyles. So it should not be surprising that Berkeley currently is home to 17 yoga studios with a wide array of classes to choose from. Originally, hatha yoga was […]
The interior of the Main Post Office at 2000 Allston Way. It is landmarked on the National Register of Historic Places. Photo: Charlotte Wayne. While the City Council unanimously passed a declaration Tuesday night asking the United States Postal Service not to sell Berkeley’s Main Post Office, an award-winning developer who specializes in historic properties […]
The Berkeley Delegation at the annual Youth & Government Sacramento conference on President's Day weekend By Shannon Miller Tomorrow, the Berkeley City Council will recognize the Berkeley Delegation of Youth & Government for its accomplishments this year. The YMCA’s California Youth & Government program is a model legislature and court for Californian high school students, […]
YMCA-PG&E Teen Center. Teens in Berkeley will now have a new place to hang out after school. The YMCA-PG&E Teen Center, a joint project that took an abandoned building and turned it into a new downtown center for youth, will officially open its doors today. The “Get Amped” open house will be held from 6:30 […]
BHF says Berkeley residents are generous by nature. Photo: Keoki Seu. Over the next few days more than 850 Berkeley families will find a Holiday gift in their mailboxes — a check from the Berkeley Holiday Fund, an organization which has been providing such welcome surprises for an impressive 98 years. Co-chair Linda Williams describes the […]