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NEWS from Berkeleyside

Mayor Bates and me
Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates and Joe.

Berkeley poems in concrete
Lyrics to "Fixin'-to-Die" on the Berkeley Poetry Walk in front of the Freight & Salvage.

Link to KPFA
Listen to KPFA in streaming audio

Link to KALX
Listen to KALX in streaming audio

B U L L E T I N   B O A R D
Berkeley Historical Society Exhibit:
"Berkeley Home Front"
This exhibit includes vignettes of Berkeley life during both World War I and World War II. Included is a new lobby display of a World War II-era kitchen by Shelley Rideout and Judy Wilkes. The exhibit will be open from 1 to 4 pm at the Berkeley History Center in the Veterans Memorial Building, 1931 Center Street. The exhibit, curated by BHS board members Steven Finacom and Phyllis Gale, will continue through April 8, 2017.
Veterans Memorial Building, 1931 Center Street
More info.
All of Us or None
The first batch of posters from the late Michael Rossman's massive archive of political posters has been put online here. The collection is now part of the Oakland Museum of California.
Pyno
A 46 minute film by John Cuniberti on the legendary 70s Berkeley band Psycotic Pineapple can be seen on YouTube.

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CIVICS
The City of Berkeley
The Berkeley Historical Society
The Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association
A History of Berkeley
The Berkeley Humane Society
The University of California
The Berkeley Blog from UC
Berkeley Unified School District
Berkeley Poster Art
Berkeley Campaign Art
Friends of Five Creeks
The Ecology Center
Berkeley Disaster Preparedness Neighborhood Network
Berkeley Parents Network
The Murals of Berkeley
The Berkeley Historical Plaques Project
Quirky Berkeley
Quirkeley -- Berkeley videos
Transition Berkeley
Rebuild Berkeley Tuolumne Camp

EVENTS
Berkeley Arts Festival
The How Berkeley Can You Be? Parade
    · Pictures of the 1999 Parade
    · Pictures of the 2000 Parade
Solano Stroll
    · Pictures of the 2000 Stroll
    · Pictures of the 2001 Stroll

LOCAL INSTITUTIONS
The Free Speech Movement Archives
Wavy Gravy
David Lance Goines
Berkeley politico/philosophical legend Michael Rossman
People's Park
The X-plicit Players
Frank Moore, mature content -- no kids or Senators
The Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists -- find out about their events.
Judy Gumbo Albert
Earth Island Institute
Mark Bulwinkle, sculptor

MEDIA
KPFA (94.1)
KALX (90.7)
Radio Free Berkeley (104.1 FM)
The Daily Cal
The Berkeley Daily Planet
Berkeleyside
Berkeley Patch

DA ARTS
Berkeley Symphony
Berkeley West Edge Opera
Berkeley Ballet Theater
Berkeley Repertory Theater
Shotgun Players
Aurora Theatre
TheatreFirst
Arthouse Gallery and Cultural Center

CLUBS
La Peña Cultural Center
Freight & Salvage Coffee House
Ashkenaz
924 Gilman
UC Theatre
The Back Room
Berkeley Night Clubs Group

BANDS
Johnny Otis
Green Day
The Mo'fessionals
Rebecca Riots
Pete Olson

MUSIC BIDNISS
Fantasy Records
Rag Baby Records
Arhoolie Records
Lookout! Records
Subway Guitars
Marc Silber Music -- new and used guitars
Meyer Sound
Strings, a community acoustic performance space and recording studio

OTHER BIDNISS
Saul Zaentz Film Center
Moe's Books
Ten Speed Press
Berkeley Horticultural Nursery
Interstellar Propeller, propeller beanies
The Bone Room, bones for sale
Sisters' Choice, Nancy Shimmel, storyteller and Malvina Reynold's daughter
Good Vibrations
D. King Gallery, specializing in 60s rock posters and memorabilia
Jim Phillips' Rock Posters
Harvest Land screen-printing and design
Naohiro Ceramics
Eiko Ceramics

Berkeley Weather

Rainfall totals in my neighborhood

Recent Area Earthquakes

Berkeley live
Live webcast from the Lawrence Hall of Science. Click for a larger version from the UC web site.

Satellite photo
Berkeley as seen from a Russian spy satellite in 1989.

Infrared photo
Recent infrared image of the Bay Area from MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer).

All aboard
Click on the streetcar to watch a ride through Berkeley in 1906.

Chapter 1
Watch a chapter of Officer 444, a silent serial filmed in Berkeley and featuring Berkeley's legendary police chief August Vollmer.

Plaque on the steps of Sproul Hall
Plaque on the steps of Sproul Hall.

Who?
The barn owl, official bird of Berkeley.

Chapter 1
"36 Hours in Berkeley" from the New York Times.

graffiti wall photo
Graffiti wall at the JV Liquor parking lot, now destroyed. To learn more about graffiti, visit Art Crimes.

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