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Posted inBusiness

Moe’s Books gets $7,000 from author James Patterson

Moe’s Books, at 2476 Telegraph Ave., has been awarded a $7,000 grant by bestselling author James Patterson. Photo: Moe’s Books Moe’s Books, at 2476 Telegraph Ave., has been awarded a $7,000 grant by bestselling author James Patterson. Photo: Moe’s Books The bestselling author James Patterson has given a $7,000 grant to Moe’s Bookstore on Telegraph Avenue, part […]

Posted inCommunity

At the Write Home Project, the young homeless are heard

A participant at The Write Home Project in Berkeley, which provides writing workshops, and the occasional open mic, to a community that doesn’t regularly receive these opportunities. Photo: courtesy The Write Home Project By Victor Casillas Valle Nestled behind St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, on Bancroft Way in Berkeley, is one huge set of steel steps covered […]

Posted inArts

Berkeley 14-year-old photographer goes to White House

Andrei Crandall (right) with his mothers Kathleen Crandall and Lori Gitter, along with the President’s personal photographer, Pete Souza. Photo: Lorie Shelley Andrei Crandall (right) with his mothers Kathleen Crandall and Lori Gitter, along with the President’s personal photographer, Pete Souza. Photo: Lorie Shelley Andrei Crandall, a 14-year-old student at Longfellow Middle School in Berkeley, […]

Posted inCommunity

Berkeley tackles kid-tempting tobacco products

A menthol-flavored electronic cigarette. Berkeley City Council is taking steps to prevent youth being exposed to menthol and flavored cigarettes, and is looking into e-cigarettes. Photo: Lindsay Fox The Berkeley City Council has taken steps to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products within 500 feet of schools, including menthol cigarettes, popular as a sweet-smoke […]