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News Did Race Play a Role in a Willard School Incident?

Did Race Play a Role in a Willard School Incident?

A March incident at Willard Middle School involving a white man attacking a Black student — and the Berkeley police's handling of the incident — has concerned faculty and staff as well as witnesses of the incident.

News Local Radio Station KGPC Threatened with Closure Due to Budget Cuts

Local Radio Station KGPC Threatened with Closure Due to Budget Cuts

Supporters of the Peralta Community College District's low-power community radio station are hoping to save it from closure.

Legalization Nation Church Integrates Faith with Education About Medical Cannabis

Church Integrates Faith with Education About Medical Cannabis

San Leandro's All Saints Episcopal Church holds a roundtable discussion with its congregants to change the narrative around cannabis.

Arts & Culture

Arts Feature Tommy Orange's 'There There' Presents a Shift in Native Representation

Tommy Orange's 'There There' Presents a Shift in Native Representation

The debut novel explores the weight of Native American existence in a changing Oakland.

Staff Picks
Face-to-Face: Looking at Objects That Look at You

Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You

Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
The Mushroom Cure

The Mushroom Cure

The Marsh Berkeley
Dry Land

Dry Land

Ashby Stage
Savage Love
Savage Love: Blown Away

Savage Love: Blown Away

A gay guy sucks off his straight friend in what might be a lopsided sexual arrangement.

Food & Drink

Restaurant Review Henry's Soars to New Heights Thanks to the Kronnerburger Team

Henry's Soars to New Heights Thanks to the Kronnerburger Team

The Berkeley hotel restaurant gets a second life — and the food tastes better than ever.

Restaurant Review Comal Next Door Offers Solid Taqueria Fare in Downtown Berkeley

Comal Next Door Offers Solid Taqueria Fare in Downtown Berkeley

The casual offshoot of Comal is low-key, reasonably priced, and simpler than you might expect.

Music

Music Garden of Memory: Can't-Miss Acts at Oakland's Annual Solstice Concert

Garden of Memory: Can't-Miss Acts at Oakland's Annual Solstice Concert

The summer staple features dozens of experimental musicians performing simultaneously in a unique setting on the longest day of the year.

Music How Oakland's Shifting Live Music Landscape Moved Feels to Richmond

How Oakland's Shifting Live Music Landscape Moved Feels to Richmond

After a two-year hiatus, the homegrown hip-hop festival by Wine & Bowties returns in a new setting.

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Violent Femmes

Violent Femmes

The UC Theatre
Red Baraat

Red Baraat

New Parish
Snail Mail

Snail Mail

Starline Social Club

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<i>Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You</i> @ Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Face-to-Face: Looking at Objects That Look at You @ Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

The Hearst staff and 14 UC Berkeley first-year students have co-curated a...
Violent Femmes @ The UC Theatre

Violent Femmes @ The UC Theatre

Catch Violent Femmes live at The UC Theatre live this coming June!...
<i>The Mushroom Cure</i> @ The Marsh Berkeley

The Mushroom Cure @ The Marsh Berkeley

Inspired by a scientific study showing that hallucinogenic mushrooms may cure obsessive-compulsive...

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