Manisara with the granddaughter she had never seen in the new documentary Open Your Eyes. Photo: HBO Films At a time when so much of the world’s news seems so dark, HBO is airing a documentary featuring a Berkeley nonprofit that is literally bringing more light into the world. Open Your Eyes focuses on the work […]
Oakland’s historic Starline Social Club re-opens, Red Bay Coffee launches a Kickstarter, and much more in this week’s Bites.
Latest estimates suggest that up to 10,000 people may have been killed in the Nepal earthquake on Saturday April 25,2015. Millions of survivors need basic help now. Photo: Wikipedia/Creative Commons When Jack Blanks’ phone pinged him at 5:30 a.m. last Saturday with the news about Nepal’s devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake, it didn’t take long for him to spring […]
Earlier this month we took a look at well-known Berkeley tweeters. We identified those who do — among them Dave Winer and Markos Moulitsas — those who sort of do, such as Michael Pollan, and then we compiled a wish-list of noted Berkeley people who we hope will take to the Twitter-waves. Of course, our readers […]