West Berkeley makers do it all, from age-old crafts to 21st-century innovation

BERKELEYSIDE — The city’s manufacturing ranges from woodworking to wine-making, and from pouring metals to molding new materials. Gene Agress

Open-air dining brings revenue to restaurants and a festive spirit to streets

BERKELEYSIDE — A year and a half ago, the streets of Berkeley were unusually quiet, as people sheltered at home

Celebrating 50 years of Chez Panisse with Alice Waters

KCRW — Nobody put a farmer’s name on a menu or invited them to the table before Alice Waters. In

Plant-Based Dog Food Company Wild Earth Secures $23M In Funding Round Led By Mark Cuban

BENZINGA — Wild Earth Inc., the Berkeley-based plant-based dog food company, has completed a new funding round of more than $23

Comfort food, art and poetry collide at Berkeley’s Homemade Cafe

BROKE-ASS STUART — Some might say the food at Homemade Cafe is art in and of itself, with gentle and

Berkeley’s beloved Smokehouse celebrates 70 years of burgers and shakes

NOSH — Is it possible to make almost everyone happy, but never really change? The Smokehouse plans to find out.

IPO Raises $304M for Caribou, Developer of Gene-Edited Cell Therapies

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) – Caribou Biosciences, the developer of gene-edited cell therapies co-founded by Nobel laureate Jennifer

What do delivery bots, faux pork and crowdfunding platforms have in common?

BERKELEYSIDE — A platform that democratizes startup venture funding. An educational tool that fights white men’s prevalence in STEM fields. 

Finding beauty amidst the pandemic

BERKELEYSIDE — After a grand jury opted not to indict the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in

In West Berkeley, Perfect Day is making dairy products with no cows in sight

BERKELEYSIDE — Everyone knows where dairy comes from. A cow eats grass, digests it, gets milked and boom – you’ve