As it enters its 50th year in business, The East Bay Monthly is in for another change with founder Karen Klaber leading the charge and recalling the publication’s rock-and-sock-em history from the early days to now.Read More
This summer, U.C. Berkeley made The Princeton Review’s “Green Honor Roll,” one of only 15 college campuses nationwide lauded for environmentally sound practices. Given Cal’s giant size—the sprawling campus covers 180 acres and serves 70,000 students, faculty, and staff—the achievement is all the more remarkable. We pinpoint exactly what makes the school so green, including a system-wide sustainability pledge, energy-saving buildings, organic meals in dining halls, campus Dumpster monitoring, and more. This upbeat story isn’t just a matter of local interest, by the way. Since California is seen as a leader in progressive energy policy, says U.C. sustainability manager Matthew St. Clair, our prominent universities set an example for others across the nation.Read More
Faces of the East Bay
The pandemic created the urgency for many East Bay families to set up an estate plan. Richmond Estate Planning Attorney, Sara Diamond answers questions about wills, trusts, powers of attorney and advance health care directives.
Jacomena van Huizen Maybeck’s life began in 1901 on a Javanese sugar plantation and ended ninety-five years later in her house in the Berkeley hills. I met her in 1977, as my boyfriend and I followed the rumors of a unique cottage for rent. From the time of our first...
Ray Darten means for its color clothing to be worn.
A Cal psychologist has a simple prescription for race relations.