Berkeley

10:15am

Fri July 4, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 07.04.14

M.W. Benutzer

Cannabis news from another week in the land of the free and the home of the brave…

LEGALIZATION

Legalization petitions submitted by New Approach Oregon // The Oregonian       Boxes with 145,000 signatures delivered to Oregon Secretary of State’s office. (Also see next item.)

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5:44pm

Tue June 10, 2014
Arts & Culture

Playwright captures Berkeley’s diverse character in the midst of its changing landscape

Daylighting: The Berkeley Stories Project written by Dan Wolf. Picture courtesy of Shotgun Players.

A new play in in Berkeley is trying to capture and preserve the diverse character of the city through the stories of its people. Playwright Dan Wolf interviewed hundreds of people from all around Berkeley and asked them these three questions: when did you come to Berkeley, why do you stay in Berkeley and what’s magical about Berkeley?

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7:01pm

Tue May 27, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Green pathways to youth employment

Pazhae Horace and Victor Washington on a Green House Call
Jen Chien

 

More Than Just a Summer Job

Pazhae Horace has a summer job with California Youth Energy Services, or CYES. It’s a program that hires youth aged 15-22 to do free “green house calls” in their communities. They go into people’s homes to evaluate energy and water efficiency, and then help install things like water-saving shower heads, or compact fluorescent light bulbs. Horace is 22, and this is her third summer working for the CYES site in Berkeley and Emeryville. She says that, at first, she was worried about talking to strangers, but now she really likes meeting new people, and helping them become more green.

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5:50pm

Thu March 13, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: UC Berkeley Campanile

Carillonist Jeff Davis
Jeremy Dalmas

All week long we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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11:05pm

Fri October 25, 2013

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