For those who saw my previous post about Berkeley middle school academic performance, and want to see how the data
Dec. 15, 2019 – The latest school performance numbers from the California Department of Education are out, and for Berkeley’s
There’s still time to stop this purchase. Let’s avoid buying nine new vehicles that will keep emitting carbon for decades.
Let’s act now with radical climate policies that can change the global trajectory. Berkeley’s been an environmental leader for decades.
Update: On September 26th I received this email from the Downtown Business Association, which owns the truck: “Dave, Thanks for
Thinking about getting more involved in Berkeley? It’s never been easier to run for City Council: there are four seats
TLDR: Wealth and political giving are extremely concentrated in Berkeley. With the 2020 primaries around the corner, I thought I’d
Update: On July 16, 2019, Berkeley became the first California city to ban natural gas in new buildings. I’m a businessperson.
$19 million for 23 affordable housing units, and $22 million for a seismic retrofit. Update: After I published this post
How long can a symbol of hopeful activism last? A long time, in the case of Berkeley’s Wall For Peace,
Note: due to low viewership, I’ve decided not to go forward with this experiment… its not worth the time. While
Thinking about running for Berkeley City Council? You should! There are four seats open in this year’s election, and there’s
Wurlitzer Organ at Berkeley High School, Jan 13, 2018 Was walking by Berkeley High today and saw the door to
Looking to swim laps in the East Bay? We have some awesome pools here. Here’s my roundup so far, after trying
Want to learn more about homelessness in the United States? I spent a couple of days trying to find the
Here’s a list of local (Bay Area) artists I’ve discovered – and liked – for one reason or another. I’ll
I was in Capitola last weekend and came across this awesome public art project, on the boardwalk downtown, from 2008. What’s
Here’s a few resources I’ve come across (or am developing myself), that may be useful for people getting more into playing
California already has more mid-day solar power than it knows what to do with. The above graph, published yesterday in
The late 1960s and early ’70s were a period of intense innovation in poster design, from psychedelic music posters to
When the sun rose on BART in 1972, it was a joyous, miraculous thing – the future had arrived. At
I visited the Berkeley Public Library the other day looking for planning drawings, to see what kind of ideas or
It’s no King Tut’s tomb, but the History Room at the Berkeley Public Library is worth a look. Due to
A quick interaction tonight convinced me that either Andronicos market doesn’t really care about the environment, they don’t give their