The Berkeley Art Center has put on many provocative shows in its 50-year history but now faces challenges about how to pay for its building.
Residents in South and West Berkeley have greater health risks than those in other neighborhoods. The Center for Food, Faith & Justice is addressing the issue with garden, classes.
Despite a new director, many Berkeley Library employees say their workplace has become a place of discomfort and distrust.
A homeless man rests in the shade on the steps of the Veterans Building in Berkeley, which is set to serve as a warming center for the city during winter weather conditions. Photo: Emilie Raguso The city of Berkeley has doubled its capacity for emergency storm shelter beds this week, following a council directive to get more homeless […]
Homeless people make camp in Civic Center Park in Berkeley, on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Photo: David Yee In one of his first acts as mayor, Jesse Arreguín is proposing to overhaul the way Berkeley addresses homelessness, including rescinding the law restricting people to only occupying a small section of the sidewalk. In a measure […]
Ivy Duncan, a student at the Center for Accessible Technology. Still from a short video about the senior program there by Alex Orlando and Misyrlena Egkolfopoulou. Scroll down to watch video Ivy Duncan, a student at the Center for Accessible Technology. Still from a short video about the senior program there by Alex Orlando and Misyrlena […]
Urban Adamah moved into its new 2-acre farm in West Berkeley on Sunday Oct. 23 and held a big open house to celebrate.
The Berkeley Rowing Club. Photo: BRC The Berkeley Rowing Club. Photo: BRC After years of neglect, Berkeley has begun requiring nonprofit organizations renting buildings from the city to undertake and pay for long-deferred maintenance and capital improvements. About one dozen nonprofits have entered into lease negotiations with the Parks, Recreation and Waterfront department over the […]
After a fire Sept. 30 at the First Congregational Church in Berkeley, a sign thanks firefighters for their work. Photo: Fred Werner By Arielle Gordon-Rowe Five days after a three-alarm fire tore through the roof of a building owned by the First Congregational Church of Berkeley on 2345 Channing Way, causing an estimated $2 million in damage, […]
The 27 Berkeley Community Fund High Hopes scholar recipients for 2016. The BCF is celebrating 25 years of its work with a part at the UC Theatre on Oct. 8. Photo: Courtesy BCF Saturday Oct. 8 the Berkeley Community Fund will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a big party at the UC Theatre in downtown Berkeley. […]
The pastor of University Lutheran Chapel said in a time of increased xenophobia communities of faith need to take action to help potential deportees.
Tens of thousands of book lovers filled 11 different venues, as well as the open-air kids’ stage, the Lacuna book installation and scores of publisher booths.