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PHOTOS: The Three Vintage Homes You Have To See

| Posted 07.09.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Home & Design. By Philip Ferrato Berkeley development really took off in the era between the two...

"It Is Ultimately About Freedom": Barry McGee on His Prism Gallery Show and Berkeley Museum Retrospective

ARTINFO | Posted 08.26.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

Barry McGee has become an icon in the realm street art and its associated subcultures of skateboarding to graffiti. His style is a hybrid, incorporati...

Adbusters: Occupy Wall Street's 'Early Heroes' Are 'Losing The Edge'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

Even some of the founders of the Occupy movement say it may be petering out. Last September, organizers set up its first encampment in Manhattan's...

What's the World's Weirdest Ice Cream Flavor?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 08.01.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

Ice cream is a blank slate. Like its old pal cake, ice cream is fine plain but can be adapted endlessly with every flavor and texture you can think of... and some you can't.

Beautiful Ambivalence: The World Through the Lens of Richard Misrach

Matthew Harrison Tedford | Posted 07.29.2012 | Arts
Matthew Harrison Tedford

We live in a world full of horror and destruction. We spend most of our lives avoiding this fact (either actively or luckily). But when all the cards are played, the beauty of a sunset is no less real than a cancerous swamp.

Happy Birthday Dorothea Lange!

Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts

Dorothea Lange was an iconic American photographer, most famous for capturing the human strife and resilience during the Great Depression. Her photogr...

BAM! That Was Great!

Sally Fay | Posted 07.16.2012 | San Francisco
Sally Fay

Many of us have been to and worked on many a benefit over the years and appreciate the work that goes into them, but when you find yourself in a state of constant elation at one, it catches you by surprise!

Do the Wealthy Lie, Cheat and Steal More Than the Rest of Us?

Richard Schiffman | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Richard Schiffman

The insane feeding frenzy on Wall Street prior to the crash may be less about greed than a species of machismo. Money, for the rich, is not just a medium to purchase things; it is a measure of status in that rarefied world where you are judged by the heft of your take home pay.

Aurora Repolishes a 19th Century Gem in Schnitzler's Lively Anatol

Leo Stutzin | Posted 06.16.2012 | San Francisco
Leo Stutzin

Anatol, a play by Arthur Schnitzler, is receiving a lively, whimsical resurrection at Aurora Theatre in Berkeley.

Where Did Google And Apple Employees Go To College?

Posted 03.29.2012 | College

More young people would want to work for Google than any other company. Apple is the the second most popular company, according to a survey done by U...

'Your Money Or Your Life'

Pamela Mays McDonald | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics
Pamela Mays McDonald

As the Supreme Court, on this third and final day, weighs the future of the Affordable Care Act (AKA "Obamacare"), the saga of Kenya's journey these past few months demonstrates the life-or-death significance of the Court's deliberations.

WATCH: Mad Max of Hypermilers Hacks 2-Ton Truck, Halves Fuel Consumption

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.15.2012 | Technology
Kirsten Dirksen

He added a charger and now plugs in at night to charge his electric components or when parked long enough, the 15-watt solar panel on his dashboard fully charges his accessories.

FIRST AMENDMENT VIOLATED? Police Chief Sent Armed Cop To Reporter's House At Midnight

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.11.2012 | San Francisco

Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan has come under fire after sending an armed sergeant to Oakland Tribune reporter Doug Oakley's home in the middle ...

Robin Wilkey

WATCH: Horrifying Murder In Berkeley -- Is Occupy To Blame?

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.22.2012 | San Francisco

A tragic murder in Berkeley has stricken two families with grief and led to serious allegations against the Berkeley Police Department, the mental hea...

Berkeley, CA: How Berkeley's Last Video Rental Store Survived The Digital Apocalypse

berkeley.patch.com | Posted 02.15.2012 | Home

"It's like the theater in a way. There is some magic about coming to the video store."...

Mary Heilmann Will Make You Love Abstract Art

Posted 02.10.2012 | Arts

Here at HuffPost Arts, we like to think of abstract art as the sushi of the art world, an acquired taste that at first encounter is a bit odd and leav...

California City Pulling Millions Out Of Bank

Care2 Causes | Posted 02.07.2012 | San Francisco

In what may be the most damaging blow to Big Banks since the overwhelming success of Bank Transfer Day in late 2011, the City of Berkeley recently ann...

Why We Love The Mother Of The Organic Food Movement

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Chefs We Love is a Valentine's Day tribute to those who have done great work in the culinary world -- to those who inspire us to not only eat well, bu...

City Looks To Move It's Money

Berkeley Patch | Emily Henry | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

The recommendation not to renew the city's contract will be addressed at the Jan. 31 council meeting, when the council will decide whether or not to s...

The Surrogate Steals Sundance

Courtney Garcia | Posted 03.26.2012 | Entertainment
Courtney Garcia

I knew this film was going to be good because 1) it was about a bizarre sexual quandary; 2) it really happened; and 3) it starred John Hawkes, who is one of the best, if not the best, actors in Hollywood right now.

Original 1969 Berkeley People's Park Leaflets Found

Larry Magid | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Larry Magid

Back in 1969 I was a senior at U.C. Berkeley and a member of the People's Park Negotiating Committee, where I helped write and print the leaflets that were used to call people to demonstrations and inform them of the status of the Park -- and I just turned up the originals.

Howard Hawks Retrospective in Berkeley

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 03.12.2012 | San Francisco
Thomas Gladysz

What does a seminal gangster film like Scarface have in common with such screwball comedies as Bringing Up Baby, and His Girl Friday? The answer is Howard Hawks.

Occupy... Your Neighborhood!

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 02.29.2012 | San Francisco
Michael Berkowitz

The group is largely seniors, volunteers seasoned in the labor, civil rights and anti-war movements. Some call themselves "Senior Action" or "Occupy Retirement." Out of the senior centers and into the street, they joke.

Anti-Semitism Claims Against UC Berkeley Dismissed

AP | Posted 02.28.2012 | College

BERKELEY, Calif. — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by two Jewish students who claimed the University of California, Berkeley, fost...

UC Berkeley Reopens Building After Fuel Spill

AP | Posted 02.12.2012 | College

BERKELEY, Calif. — University of California, Berkeley officials on Monday reopened a campus building closed after 1,700 gallons of diesel fuel s...