Officials are considering plans to redesign four busy streets near UC Berkeley. City leaders rejected an effort to add bus lanes to Telegraph more than a decade ago.
Workers voted on March 9 to join a union in order to address what they consider a lack of COVID-19 safety controls.
Three campaigns raised the most money in 2020: for Moe’s Books, Rialto Theaters and a West Berkeley metal shop making plastic face shields for health workers.
For several years Robert Crumb (better known as R. Crumb) was a central and colorful figure on the Berkeley underground arts scene.
Two stores are closing in the Elmwood: one of them, Boss Robot Hobby, has been a destination for fans of model airplanes and radio-control toys for 15 years.
Doris Moskowitz wants to commemorate her father’s life and the culture and politics that made Berkeley an essential part of the Free Speech and anti-Vietnam War movements.
Moe’s Books: serving Berkeley since 1959. Photo: Nacio Jan Brown This article is brought to you by the Bay Area Book Festival. Fill in the blank: B–k. Maybe you read “Book.” Or possibly your mind extrapolated a bit and thought “Berkeley.” Berkeley means books. There have been terrible losses: Cody’s (can it actually be eight years?), Shakespeare […]
Police lead away Joshua Anderson, whom they arrested in connection with selling stolen rare books at Moe’s. The books came from a stolen van that contained $350,000 worth of books. Photo: Ted Friedman Police lead away Joshua Anderson, whom they arrested in connection with selling stolen rare books at Moe’s. The books came from a […]
The Chandler building fire in Southside Berkeley has left 30 residents without homes. Photo: Ted Friedman When a fire tore through 2449 Dwight Way the Sunday before Thanksgiving, about 30 tenants were displaced and the property owner was saddled with around $1 million in damages. The Nov. 22 disaster has brought to light what can happen in […]
Siciliano Trevino held a screening Aug. 27 of her new documentary at the Rialto Cinemas Elmwood theater. Photo: Ted Friedman The film that was found at the Berkeley dump of the 1965 opening night party for Moe’s Books on Telegraph Avenue now has a film of its own. Thursday night was the premiere of New […]
Richard Silberg and Joyce Jenkins stand in the offices of Poetry Flash on Fourth Street. The 43-year-old publication may have to find a new home because the landlord wants to raise the rent more than 27%. Photo: Francesca Paris By Francesca Paris Poetry Flash, a Berkeley-based poetry magazine established in 1972, faces a threat to […]
Shakespeare & Co. at 2499 Telegraph Ave. closed for good on June 2, 2015. Photo: Ted Friedman Shakespeare & Co. at 2499 Telegraph Ave. closed for good on June 2, 2015. Photo: Ted Friedman Shakespeare & Co., a used bookstore that has been operating on Telegraph Avenue since 1964, closed its doors for good this week. The […]