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Berkeley may take a first step Tuesday toward acknowledging the harm slavery and systemic racism has done to Blacks by hiring a consultant to develop a reparations process for the city.

In case you were wondering how the Berkeley Art Museum, a Brutalist structure close to Northern California’s Hayward Fault, was converted into a new state-of-the-art incubator lab, a simple answer can be found in the Bakar BioEnginuity Hub’s new logo (by design firm twoxfour), on which an abstraction of the building’s unusual radial floor plan h

Midas: how art becomes life and life becomes art, a new Berkeley Art Center group show organized by longtime Bay Area resident, artist, and curator Squeak Carnwath, embodies so much of what is uniquely lovable about Berkeley.

Berkeley’s ongoing discussion to create 9,000 homes over the next decade will include plans to accommodate artists with affordable housing that meets their needs, including flexible live-work spaces throughout the city.

SAN FRANCISCO — Ted Hernandez, tribal historical preservation officer of the Wiyot Tribe, said bringing home the remains of ancestors from the University of California, Berkeley’s Hearst Museum of Anthropology has been a long process, involving many people.

Some of Berkeley’s most recognizable blocks are poised for a major makeover.

On Monday, Telegraph for People, a campus advocacy group for a car-free Telegraph Avenue, released its illustrated plan for Telegraph Avenue entitled “Option Five.”

 

Paul Groth, campus professor in the College of Architecture and Design known for his research on low-income housing, died Jan. 16.

Groth spent much of his career studying architecture that organized the lives of low-income and working class people, according to UCLA professor of architectural history Dell Upton.

Whether it’s a favorite T-shirt, a tattered blanket loved since childhood or a cloth heirloom passed down for generations, fabrics have long been imbued with memory and narratives that shape one’s identity.