Efforts to increase housing pushes out downtown businesses
Twenty years ago, six movie theaters were within easy reach of downtown Berkeley-goers. With the closing of Shattuck Cinemas in late May, Regal UA, on the same street, is the last one remaining, and the 90-year-old Art Deco building is soon to leave as well.
School Board Covers Teacher’s Wages, BSEP Budget
On Wednesday, May 4, Berkeley Unified School District’s School Board met to discuss growing class sizes, wages among teachers, and the Berkeley Schools Excellence Program’s budget. After acknowledging Asian American and Pacific Islander History Month, the board opened up the microphone for public comment, with nine members of the webinar sharing their thoughts.
BHS Teachers and Families Connect at Virtual Open House
Berkeley High School held its annual Open House virtually this year, allowing students and parents to interact with teachers and giving current freshmen the opportunity to learn about BHS’s small schools for next school year.
MUSICAL OFFERINGS Classical at Freight & SalvageJoin Robin Sharp on violin, Michael Flexer on cello, and Russell Hancock on piano for an evening of chamber music on November 8th.
Examining Berkeley High School's Quarantine Policy
Story last updated September 9th. See the chart above for the latest data. In the four weeks of Berkeley High School’s full return to in-person learning, 13.5 COVID-19 cases have been reported and confirmed.
Berkeley Rep Spotlights Writers Through 'Place/Settings' Podcast Series
Starting January 12, the Berkeley Repertory Theatre began the process of releasing ten “Aural Adventures.” These ten minute long stories from famous Berkeley residents are through podcast form, in a program entitled Place/Settings: Berkeley. The narratives are each centered around specific places integral to Berkeley, spinning immersive, intimate tales to create an audial guide to
Berkeley Restaurant Spotlight: Angeline’s Louisiana Kitchen
Located a block away from Berkeley High School on Shattuck Avenue, Angeline’s Louisiana Kitchen has been serving Southern flavors to Berkeley for 15 years, and in those years has never failed to deliver food or family. “Angeline’s was founded by Scott Fearon and Robert Volberg in 2006,” said Tempe Minaga-Teves, co-owner and general manager of