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Feature PAC Money Invades 15th District Assembly Race

PAC Money Invades 15th District Assembly Race

A network of pro-charter school donors is spending big on behalf of Buffy Wicks, while the California Nurses Association is touting Rochelle Pardue-Okimoto.

Feature In the 15th Assembly District, Six Candidates Appear to Have a Shot at the Top Two Spots

In the 15th Assembly District, Six Candidates Appear to Have a Shot at the Top Two Spots

It looks like the race will come down to a contest among Judy Appel, Ben Bartlett, Jovanka Beckles, Dan Kalb, Rochelle Pardue-Okimoto, and Buffy Wicks.

Feature A Bare-Knuckle Fight for Top Cop

A Bare-Knuckle Fight for Top Cop

District Attorney Nancy O'Malley is in a heated battle against progressive civil rights firebrand Pamela Price.

Arts & Culture

Arts Feature Ariel Craft to Make a Splash with 'Dry Land' at Shotgun Players

Ariel Craft to Make a Splash with 'Dry Land' at Shotgun Players

With a predominantly female cast, the rising star director will explore the complex world of teenage womanhood.

Arts Feature Artists to Paint the Town During Weeklong Oakland Mural Festival

Artists to Paint the Town During Weeklong Oakland Mural Festival

The Jack London district will see nine new murals created from start to finish.

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Savage Love: Quick Hits

Savage Love: Quick Hits

Book recommendations, poop realities, and Mike Pence.

Food & Drink

Restaurant Review In San Leandro, Fusion Delight Specializes in Edible Cuteness

In San Leandro, Fusion Delight Specializes in Edible Cuteness

The restaurant draws big crowds for its upscale, Hong Kong-style dim sum.

Restaurant Review Smoke Meat, Poutine, and Latkes at Augie's Montreal Deli

Smoke Meat, Poutine, and Latkes at Augie's Montreal Deli

At the new Jewish deli, modern meets traditional and Montreal meets Berkeley.

Movies

Movie Review 'Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat' Fails to Deliver Satisfying Portrait

'Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat' Fails to Deliver Satisfying Portrait

The famous New York artist is barely present in the new documentary.

Movie Review 'Lu Over the Wall': A Shrill Mermaid Musical

'Lu Over the Wall': A Shrill Mermaid Musical

The latest release from GKIDS lacks the charm and beauty of other beloved animated films from Japan.

Music

Backbeat Local Records, Reviewed: Wax Idols, Allblack, Drama

Local Records, Reviewed: Wax Idols, Allblack, Drama

Afterlife reveries, dubs dispatches, and gale-force punk.

Music Ashkenaz Adjusts to a Changing East Bay with More Experimentation, Wider Representation

Ashkenaz Adjusts to a Changing East Bay with More Experimentation, Wider Representation

Some regulars accuse the stalwart Berkeley music venue of 'politically correct multiculturalism.'

Upcoming Events

Lecture: Alicia McCarthy and Ruby Neri @ Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Alicia McCarthy and Ruby Neri @ Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The two artists explore their twenty-year history of collaboration and artistic dialogue....
<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...

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