Stories about berkeley

W. Kamau Bell talks R. Kelly, Elmwood Cafe whiplash on eve of Sketchfest tribute

"If there’s an obituary written about me somewhere it’ll say, ‘Emmy winner, stand up comedian, kicked out of The Elmwood Cafe.'"

What the regional housing “compact” amounts to — so far

Plenty of bills that will please developers and landlords; not so many for tenants and vulnerable communities.

DJ Spooky spins the Web in YBCA’s ‘Quantopia’

The electronic music wiz speaks about his new multimedia performance, which explores the history and effects of the Internet.

Regional planners mount a quiet coup to promote developers and attack vulnerable communities

Public money finances secret meetings of powerful group—to encourage the Growth Machine with no protections for tenants and no barriers against displacement, all in the name of solving the housing crisis.

Party Radar: Sweet, sweet NYE

What are you doing New Year's Eve? THE MOST—with Peaches Christ, Braza!, Little Dragon, Femanyst, Shannon & the Clams, more.

Photographer Wesaam Al-Badry: from ‘Contemporary Muslim Fashions’ to Camp Fire

Local image-maker straddles art and journalism, while retaining lessons from his refugee-camp childhood.

Arts Forecast: A Camp Fire benefit that couldn’t be more San Francisco

Plus: Bawdy Storytelling, David Broza, DJ Bone, Merzbow, SF Neon Walking Tour, and more this week.

A new housing ‘compact’ looks a lot like a developer’s dream

Nonprofit leaders seeking consensus come up with a deal: Modest tenant protections in exchange for more market-rate housing and displacement.

Special Report: Scenes from the migrant caravan in Tijuana, part 2

“We all cross or nobody crosses.” The migrants are moved, but vow to stick together. Plus: how you can help.

Special Report: Scenes from the migrant caravan in Tijuana, part 1

Anthropologists from UC Berkeley document the treatment of the migrants as they face heavy weather and delays at the border.