Berkeley’s many worker-owned companies can fix your bike, sell you biodiesel or furnish the glassware for your laboratory. Here’s a list of where to find them.
The East Bay’s biggest food stories included Mezzo salads, Ippudo ramen, the death of Andronico’s and Norikonoko, the rise of “fast casual,” and salted cheese teas.
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Protester Andrea Combs, who joined minimum wage actions in Sacramento and Oakland earlier that day, sports a Guy Fawkes mask at the Nov. 10 special meeting of the Berkeley City Council. Photo: Lisa Tsering By Lisa Tsering The Berkeley City Council approved revisions to its contentious minimum wage ordinance late in the evening of Nov. 10 […]
A Black Brunch protester makes a black power salute at Tacubaya restaurant on Fourth Street on Sat. Jan. 3, 2014. Photo: Blake Simons More than two dozen African-American students, many from UC Berkeley, tried to disrupt “business as usual” on Saturday by staging a protest in Berkeley’s upscale Fourth Street shopping district. The students, as well […]
Darryl Kimble, a chef at beloved Bette’s Oceanview Diner for almost 30 years, talks about diner life and what kind of restaurant he’d like to call his own.
Michael Bauer had breakfast at Bette’s Oceanview Diner on Berkeley’s Fourth Street on Sunday after Bette Kroening contacted him to tell him the perennially popular restaurant serves an astonishing 135,000 people ever year with just 45 tables. (But you probably knew that already if you’ve ever tried to get a table there — waits are practically […]