The oldest house in Elmwood Park, according to BAHA, whose Spring Tour is on Sunday May 3. Photo: BAHA BAHA SPRING TOUR/ELMWOOD Sunday brings the always popular Spring Tour of the Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association. This year, the tour is centered on the storied Elmwood Park neighborhood. A total of 11 homes will be open to the public for the […]
Berkeley Police on scene at Oregon Street where they detained a man who was allegedly involved in a hammer attack. Photo: Tracey Taylor Berkeley police detained a man after he was allegedly involved in an assault using a hammer Tuesday afternoon at around 4 p.m. in Berkeley’s Southside neighborhood. Because the suspect fled from the original […]
After a racist incident in January, the owner of the Elmwood Cafe and W. Kamau Bell hosted 300 people to discuss race and implicit bias.
Jake Silverstein: the recently appointed editor of the New York Times Magazine grew up in the East Bay and attended Berkeley High. Photo: courtesy Jake Silverstein In March 2014, Jake Silverstein was tapped for one of the top jobs in journalism: the editorship of the New York Times Magazine. A 1993 graduate of Berkeley High […]
Lonely Island (l to r: Jorma Taccone, Andy Samberg and Akiva Schaffer) pose next to the utility box painted with their portrait outside Berkeley High School, on Nov. 9, 2014. Photo: Mark Coplan/BUSD Lonely Island (l to r: Jorma Taccone, Andy Samberg and Akiva Schaffer) pose next to the utility box painted with their portrait […]
The Berkeley Half Marathon is on Sunday. Organizers are expecting 10,000 runners to participate this year. Photo: berkeleyhalf.com HALF MARATHON Running out of ideas for things to do this weekend? Spend Sunday, Nov. 9, in your sneakers. It’s the second annual Berkeley Half Marathon, which takes racers through the Cal campus, Gourmet Ghetto, Fourth Street […]
Sometimes a good home-cooked meal is exactly what you want, but you don’t have time to make it. Step up Josephine, an East Bay startup that serves just that.
Willard Middle School, at 2425 Stuart St. in Berkeley, was on temporary lockdown on Thursday March 27. Photo: Boguslawa Lewandowska Willard Middle School in Berkeley was on temporary lockdown this afternoon due to a police search in the area. At 1 p.m., Berkeley Police received a call about a suspicious person on a property in […]
The latest food news in the East Bay: Little Star offshoot The Star is about to open on Grand, Hutch has opened on Telegraph, and Pizzaiolo is planning a “county fair.”
Debbie Dean: new Principal at Willard Debbie Dean has been named as the new Principal at Berkeley’s Willard Middle School. Dean replaces Robert Ithurburn who is leaving to take up a new post. The decision was announced at the BUSD Board meeting on Wednesday night. Dean has been Assistant Principal at Redwood Middle School in Napa […]
Coaches from WriterCoach Connection help more than 2,000 students in 12 schools throughout the East Bay. Photo: WriterCoach Connection By Mollie Hart Andrea didn’t make eye contact with her writing coach right away. The 8th grader from Berkeley’s King Middle School brought out her rough draft of “An Open Letter to the Adults of our […]
Karah Giesecke: one of three 8th graders at Berkeley’s Willard Middle School to be selected as a semi-finalist at the Dream @50 Art Contest Karah Giesecke: one of three 8th graders at Berkeley’s Willard Middle School to be selected as a semi-finalist at the Dream @50 Art Contest By Catherine Ference Three of Willard Middle […]