Meet people who are driving inclusion at a major Berkeley employer

BERKELEYSIDE — Growing up, Jacqueline Minas decided to bet on herself. As a Mexican-Armenian-American woman, there were a lot of

Employee ownership is a win-win for Berkeley’s small businesses, and the community

BERKELEYSIDE — Mariposa Gardening & Design Cooperative is an ecological design-build landscaping company that was founded in Berkeley in 2005, and

Berkeley wineries rally during uncertain times

BERKELEYSIDE — Last month, the Napa Valley wildfires burned several vineyards and covered others in smoke and soot. The immediate

Launching careers early — Biotech Partners’ high school program drives diversity in talent pipeline

BERKELEYSIDE — This story is brought to you by Bayer Berkeley. When 17-year-old Ahniesty Fite started her internship at Bayer in June,

Dine for Democracy fights voter suppression while supporting restaurants too

BERKELEYSIDE — About a week ago, upon returning to Berkeley from a relaxing, digital-free camping trip with his daughter on

Bay Area legend June Taylor’s 30-year-old company is selling the last of its jams before closing

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE — Fans of Berkeley jam master June Taylor have a few more weeks to track down some

Black-owned businesses in Berkeley demonstrate the city’s economic resilience

BERKELEYSIDE — This year’s Juneteenth arrived amid mass protests against systemic racism and police brutality across the United States. The

Small Business Week may be postponed, but Berkeley businesses keep innovating

BERKELEYSIDE — As the federal government postpones Small Business Week (usually the first week in May) and Berkeley prepares to hunker down

You’ll only find this Berkeley baker’s unique cookies sold at a booth in front of her home

BERKELEYSIDE — When she was just eight years old, Whitney Singletary showed early signs of being an entrepreneur. She had

South Berkeley creative studio has become a community hub and protest sign-making machine

BERKELEYSIDE — When the country erupted in protest after the death of George Floyd on May 25, Abby VanMuijen took