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Posted inArts

New podcasts released: Masha Gessen, Alice Dreger, more

Looking for something good to listen to when driving, working out, walking the dog, or simply lounging on the couch? Berkeleyside has just released five more podcasts of the conversations that took place at Uncharted 2015. Every October, Berkeleyside’s annual Uncharted Berkeley Festival of Ideas draws together diverse thinkers and artists from around the country for […]

Posted inCommunity

Berkeley softball field named in honor of Jane Hammond

A once-nameless field in Berkeley will now honor one woman’s achievement in a local softball league, with the approval last week by the City Council to name the Codornices Park field the “Jane Hammond Field.” Bestselling Berkeley author Michael Lewis, whose daughter plays for the Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League (ABGSL), and who coaches one of its teams, is among the many who […]

Posted inEvents

The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

EARTH DAY The Brower Center is hosting its first-ever Earth Day Festival, on Saturday, April 18 from noon to 6 p.m. There will be hands-on workshops, live music, family arts activities and organic food tastings, all focused on “protecting and honoring the planet we call home.” Three panels during the afternoon look at carbon farming, climate-friendly […]