Celebrating the Women of Berkeley
Carol Christ Carol Christ joined the University of California Berkeley faculty in 1970. She was a teacher and an administrator until 2002, when she became the president of Smith College in North Hampton, Massachusetts.
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
Berkeley Restaurant Spotlight: Victory Point Cafe
Derek DeSantis and Areg Maghakian shared a goal. Both love coffee, beer, and board games, and the two were interested in combining their passions to introduce the Bay Area to a board game cafe — an idea growing popular outside of the US.
Fire in Downtown Berkeley Hurts Businesses and Residents
It’s late at night when Marsha Tolliver hears a knock on the door of her apartment. She opens it, revealing the police. Swiftly and calmly, they notify her that the building next door is on fire and for her safety, she must evacuate immediately.
How is COVID-19 Impacting Berkeley’s Small Businesses?
On March 16, the Berkeley Public Health Department ordered residents to “shelter-in-place” in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. In accordance with the city’s guidelines, all businesses deemed “non-essential” were required to shut their doors indefinitely.