Stories about berkeley

Would Walton’s CAREN bill have saved Alex Nieto’s life?

Supervisor wants to stop racial-profiling 911 calls -- which have led to a lot of deaths of people of color.

A display of belonging and hope in Chinatown (and on Instagram)

Christine Wong Yap's new projects collect memories and provide art for essential workers and online viewers

New Music: An array of excellent sounds to discover (and artists to support)

Bandcamp Day gives us the opportunity to clue you in on terrific releases, with proceeds going directly to musicians.

Screen Grabs: Cinema’s future in doubt, but these world classics endure

Groundbreaking films from Hungary, breathtaking Chilean trilogy, an erotic Brazilian treat—plus a night at the drive-in.

A laser, a dog, and grape gum lead to feminist superpower in ‘Equality Girls’

Aya de Léon tackles sexism and a lecherous president in her vibrant new kids book

Uber, Lyft drivers take message to CEO’s house

Caravan to Pacific Heights mansion calls for companies to comply with AB 5

Labor unions join call to defund the police

Demonstrators from union coalition demand Police Officers Associations embrace reforms or be expelled from labor federations.

The plutonium of Artificial Intelligence could be coming to a city near you

Facial recognition technology is a frightening threat to our civil liberties -- and government and corporations are starting to use it without adequate controls.

The radical glamour and versatility of Bonnie Pointer

The Oakland-born singer passed away this week at 69, but her legacy with the Pointer Sisters shines bright.

Safe sleeping spaces — or cages?

OPINION: Thousands of empty hotel rooms -- and the best the city can do is put houseless people behind a nine-foot chain-link fence?