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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

The program for Berkeley’s third annual Black History Month Celebration Sunday at the Ed Roberts Campus includes a screening of Fair Legislation: The Byron Rumford Story BERKELEY BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION Berkeley’s third annual Black History Month Celebration takes place Sunday, Feb. 28, 2-5 p.m. at the Ed Roberts Campus. The theme this year is “History Makers” and throughout […]

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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

Caribbean Allstars: play Ashkenaz Saturday Nov. 14. Photo: Caribbean Allstars CARIBBEAN ALLSTARS The Caribbean Allstars, pioneers on the Bay Area reggae scene, return to Ashkenaz on Saturday Nov. 14 at 9:30 p.m. The ensemble, whose geographical roots range from Jamaica and South America to West Africa and the U.S., began joining together their musical forces and international […]

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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

Photo: Jewel Lake Tilden Park, one of many of the EBRPD parks that is participating in Free 3rd Friday program, including on Friday Aug. 15. Photo: Nancy Rubin FREE PARK LIFE The East Bay Regional Park District is celebrating its 80th birthday by offering “free third Fridays” in its parks, including Tilden. From April to December, fees will be waived for a variety […]

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Berkeley’s Sacramento Street corridor on the rise

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QAGuiQ1sro Berkeley city staff are taking aim at a South Berkeley neighborhood that has struggled economically in recent years by teaming up with residents, as well as business and property owners, to make improvements hoped to make a difference in the near-term along Sacramento Street. Last week, some 30 people attended a meeting at San […]