The scope of renovations at the North Berkeley park depend on finding a developer who can work within the city’s budget.
The North Berkeley park has a natural feel. Some neighbors fear that will be impacted if Berkeley installs a patch of artificial grass for a swing set.
Police have released a sketch of a man they say is responsible for stabbing a North Berkeley resident Friday night.
Police are looking for help to solve the stabbing of a North Berkeley man attacked near John Hinkel Park as he walked not far from his home Friday night.
A suspect is being sought by police after a person was stabbed in the 800 block of San Diego Road in North Berkeley on the evening of April 28.
Students from UC Berkeley’s Department of Architecture at work building a bridge destined for Blackberry Creek in John Hinkel Park. Photo: René Davids By René Davids This spring, as the result of a collaboration with the City of Berkeley, students enrolled in a multidisciplinary seminar at UC Berkeley’s Department of Architecture designed and built a […]
Inferno Theatre Company rehearsing “King Lear” in John Hinkel Park. A blasted heath in Berkeley? Photo: Inferno Theatre Company KING LEAR You might think summer theater in the park is a time for light-hearted romps. Think again. Inferno Theatre, together with the Actors Ensemble of Berkeley, will be performing Shakespeare’s “King Lear” for free in John Hinkel […]
The Free Theater is mounting Henry IV Part 1 at the John Hinkel amphitheater starting on Saturday July 11. Photo: Melissa Nigro HENRY IV PART 1 AT JOHN HINKEL PARK Berkeley’s beautiful amphitheater at John Hinkel Park plays host to The Free Theater for four weekends, starting on Sat., July 11. The company is putting on a spartan, […]
The historic redwood clubhouse in John Hinkel Park, gutted by fire. Photo: Lance Knobel A fire gutted the John Hinkel Park clubhouse early on Friday, Jan. 16. The Berkeley Fire Department received reports of sparks seen in the clubhouse at 6:45 a.m. on Friday, and four engines, a truck, an ambulance and a batallion chief […]
The San Francisco Mime Troupe brings its latest, “Ripple Effect,” to Willard Park this weekend. Photo: San Francisco Mime Troupe MIME TROUPE Each year the San Francisco Mime Troupe unleashes its Bay Area brand of political satire on the issues du jour. This year’s are no surprise: out-of-this-world rents, techie transplants, Silicon Valley, and surveillance. The 55th annual production, “Ripple […]
Puck in the “guerrilla” A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Puck in the “guerrilla” A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A group of UCLA acting students, who have been living communally in Berkeley for the summer, will stage a “guerrilla” performance of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream this weekend at the amphitheater in John Hinkel Park. The group of […]