With its roots in 1970s counterculture, Berkeley has more worker co-ops per capita than any other city in the state.
Berkeley’s many worker-owned companies can fix your bike, sell you biodiesel or furnish the glassware for your laboratory. Here’s a list of where to find them.
Sasha Fleischman, who identifies as agender, is recovering in a burn center in San Francisco. Photo: Fundly Supporters of Sasha Fleischman, the 18-year-old Maybeck High School student who was set fire to while riding an AC Transit bus on Nov. 4, are planning a solidarity march tonight, Thursday Nov. 14, on MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland. […]
Students and staff at Maybeck High School in Berkeley showed their support for Sasha Fleischman who was the victim of a hate crime on Monday. Photo: Charlie Casey Many students and staff at Berkeley’s Maybeck High School wore skirts today to show their solidarity for fellow student Luke “Sasha” Fleischman, whose skirt was set on […]
Luke “Sasha” Fleischman, a senior at Maybeck High School in Berkeley, is in hospital undergoing surgeries after being badly burned when set fire to on a bus on Monday Nov. 4. Photo: Fundly Luke “Sasha” Fleischman, a senior at Maybeck High School in Berkeley, is in hospital undergoing surgeries after being badly burned when set […]
Sasha Fleischman, a senior at Maybeck High School in Berkeley, was badly burned when set fire to on a bus Monday. Photo: Fundly Support and funds are pouring in for an 18-year-old Berkeley student who was set on fire while riding an AC Transit bus in Oakland Monday evening. Luke “Sasha” Fleischman, a senior at […]
Bernard Maybeck: eminent Bay Area architect who designed many buildings in Berkeley More than 200 current students, faculty, staff, parents and alums gathered at Maybeck High School on College Avenue Wednesday to celebrate what would have been the 150th birthday of architect Bernard Maybeck who left an indelible mark on the architecture of Berkeley and the Bay […]
Jim Montgomery and friend. Photos: Bret Turner, East Bay Pictures Jim Montgomery, one of the co-founders of Green Faerie Farm, isn’t your typical red-headed, disabled, gay, geeky urban homesteader. But then how many of those do you know? The gently-spoken 45-year-old likes to joke that in 1995, when he and two friends bought a 1920 house […]