Berkeley’s The Local Butcher Shop, Oakland’s Duende and The Town Kitchen, and Albany’s As You Wish Frozen Yogurt have been nominated for Localwise’s first annual award ceremony.
1,000+ turned out for the Berkeley Startup Job Fair at NextSpace on Jan. 28. Photo: Passion Projects Productions The hot ticket in downtown Berkeley on the evening of Thursday Jan. 28 was arguably the gala opening party for the new BAMPFA, but if you had seen the several-hundred strong line of people snaking down Center Street […]
Over the past year, I have spoken to over 500 Berkeley and Oakland based business owners about their hiring practices. The consensus: hiring is hard! As a former caterer and the current Co-Founder of Localwise, a Berkeley-based online job board, I know the pain of hiring local employees. I also know a trick: focus on […]
Ben Hamlin and Maya Tobias, founders of local job board Localwise, are based out of SkyDeck, UC Berkeley’s incubator for start-ups in downtown Berkeley. Photo: Marla Aufmuth Ben Hamlin and Maya Tobias, founders of local job board Localwise, are based out of SkyDeck, UC Berkeley’s incubator for start-ups in downtown Berkeley. Photo: Marla Aufmuth By […]
Recently opened at 1640b University Ave. in Berkeley: Topo Terrarium Design. Photo: Topo TOPO Abigail Rothacker and her partner have opened a small terrarium and handmade gift shop on University Avenue in Berkeley. Called Topo Terrarium Design, the store features many local artists and is open on Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. “We have partnered with a local jewelry maker and leather worker to […]