Know where this is? Take a guess and let us know in the Comments. Update, 4:00 p.m.: First, apologies to those who saw this “Where in Berkeley?” early this morning then noticed the post had disappeared. We were eager to keep our election results coverage in front of our readers, so temporarily took down this […]
A west Berkeley restaurant thrives serving American classics with an elegant twist and seasonal fare with Asian influences.
City Councilmember Laurie Capitelli wears a potted plant from the newly cleaned up downtown area. He promised to donate it to the largest contributor to the BPEF. The winning bid was $5,001. Photo: Mark Coplan/BUSD Hundreds of people gathered at HS Lordship’s restaurant Friday to honor the teachers who shine in the Berkeley Unified School […]
In West Berkeley, a Victorian house sits next to a laboratory. This kind of mix is what makes the neighborhood unique.Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The Berkeley City Council heard close to four hours of testimony Tuesday night about proposed changes to the West Berkeley plan. Around 90 people lined up in council chambers to talk about […]
Diego Carreterero-Frades and his son Max in West Berkeley. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Diego Carreterero-Frades and his wife Irenka Dominguez-Pareto moved into their West Berkeley home 18 months ago. They were looking for an affordable space with a yard and a place to have a child. Their son Max was born nine months ago and on […]
A shot from Better This World by filmmakers Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane de la Vega By Emily S. Mendel The Berkeley FILM Foundation will hold a benefit screening Thursday of Better This World, a powerful, award-winning documentary produced and directed by filmmakers Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane de la Vega and funded, in part, […]
"Sweet Dreams", a documentary by Lisa Fruchtman and her brother Rob, won the Berkeley Film Foundation's Saul Zaentz Award this year Lisa Fruchtman was at the Sundance Film Festival when she heard a story she knew she wanted to tell through film. It involved a remarkable group of women in Rwanda who, despite having their […]
Dolores Huerta, co-founder, United Farm Workers, former California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, Berkeley filmmaker Abby Ginzberg Abby Ginzberg gave up the legal profession decades ago, but never left it behind. A documentary filmmaker in Berkeley, Ginzberg has focused her lens on some of the best legal minds of the past 50 years. Her films […]
Interior of the Claremont branch library Just months before renovations begin on two of Berkeley’s branch libraries, the Neighborhood Library Campaign announced that it has raised more than $1 million — almost a third of its $3.5 million goal — for the restoration work. The funds will be used to repair the oak furniture in […]
Know where this is? Take a guess and let us know in the comments. Answer: The fence on 9th Street at Carleton. The fence was built to enclose a playground for Pixar’s child care center, located in the Saul Zaentz Media Center. Winner: Berkeleysider TN — congratulations! Photo by Ereneta.