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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

BERKELEY BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION Berkeley’s third annual Black History Month Celebration takes place Sunday, Feb. 28, 2-5 p.m. at the Ed Roberts Campus. The theme this year is “History Makers” and throughout the day people and events important to Berkeley’s history will be acknowledged and celebrated. The program includes a workshop at 2 p.m., “Violence in the Black Community: […]

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First Berkeley Black History Celebration on Saturday

The organizers who have been putting on Berkeley’s Juneteenth celebration for the last 27 years are expanding and will produce the first annual Berkeley Black History Celebration at a seven-hour free event on Saturday. The theme of the Feb. 8 celebration is “Harambee: Community Pulling Together,” and will feature everything from music, historical exhibits, a […]

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Berkeley’s Sacramento Street corridor on the rise

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QAGuiQ1sro Berkeley city staff are taking aim at a South Berkeley neighborhood that has struggled economically in recent years by teaming up with residents, as well as business and property owners, to make improvements hoped to make a difference in the near-term along Sacramento Street. Last week, some 30 people attended a meeting at San […]

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South Berkeleyans ask city for help to improve the neighborhood

About 30 South Berkeley residents met Tuesday to ask the city for help to make several changes in the neighborhood. Photo: Emilie Raguso Several dozen South Berkeley residents and city staffers came together Tuesday night to brainstorm about how to make three key changes in the neighborhood. Residents, who met at MVMNT Studio at 2973 Sacramento […]