Activists, many of whom have passed away, set up the sober camp in 2017 as a protest movement.
Church uses psychedelics to experience divine presence
Sacred Garden Community Church is not alone in using psilocybin mushrooms and other psychedelic substances in its religious practice.
Shop Talk: Ceci Bowman opens her workshop of groovy art and textiles for a holiday sale
At Monsen Silversmiths, Gary Reopelle is busy polishing and repairing metalware for the holidays. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
Shop Talk: Bouldering gym opens in converted North Berkeley Walgreens; martial arts school closes after 42 years
All you need is some chalk and climbing shoes to scale heights of around 15 feet at Benchmark Climbing. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
Shop Talk: Stolen Levi’s sign returned; antiques shop closes in South Berkeley after three decades
A merchant who loved shopping for antiques as much as selling them leaves a neighborhood of antique shops. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
South Berkeley elder, business owner wants an accessible home to ‘start over with new beginnings’
After suffering serious falls, Betty Gray hasn’t been able to leave her second-floor apartment to run Alice’s Relaxing Bath and Gift Shop.
New zoning codes make it easier — and faster — for businesses to open in Berkeley
For many, an over-the-counter zoning certificate may be all that’s needed now, rather than going through public hearings and paying thousands of dollars.
City seeks feedback on the future of Adeline corridor
The latest phase of the years-long process to develop a long-range plan is on display through Friday.
‘Welcome to the neighborhood’: New film shines light on a changing Berkeley
A film about legendary Berkeley activist Mable Howard and her daughter, noted artist Mildred Howard, tells a bigger Berkeley story.
Could sanctioned homeless camps be headed for Berkeley?
Council says it will consider the possibility of sanctioned encampments for homeless residents in Berkeley.
Judge says BART can evict Berkeley’s ‘Here There’ homeless camp this week
The encampment’s lawsuit against BART and the city of Berkeley will go forward, however.
Homeless camp at 63rd and MLK kicked out Wednesday morning
BART police evicted the camp around 5 a.m. On the opposite side of the BART tracks, the “Here There” camp remains intact.