Science-backed R&D firm in West Berkeley uses fermentation to create new ingredients for beauty, wellness and personal care. BERKELEYSIDE –


Finding a special gift for moms, dads and grads also supports the tenacious small business owners who kept the doors

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Transcendentist, a certified green business, not only pampers the patients, but goes easy on the planet, too. BERKELEYSIDE – As


Caribou Biosciences is using next-generation genome-editing technologies to advance the development of cell therapies for patients. BERKELEYSIDE – Once a

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The family-owned shop has aided Berkeley residents through the Great Depression and COVID pandemic. BERKELEYSIDE – Stepping into Berkeley’s Star

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The charming Rasa Caffe serves hand-crafted chai teas, steamed rose milk, specialty coffees — and pastries worth traveling for. BERKELEYSIDE

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Aiden, Graduate Berkeley and Hotel Shattuck Plaza provide a fun rooftop, tailgate parties and creative cocktails — not just visitor


“At this point, I am an artist because I don’t have a choice.” 48HILLS – The dreamy works of artist

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BERKELEYSIDE — From bakers and roasters to artists, there’s a story behind each of the local businesses at the Dec.

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BERKELEYSIDE — Standing at the intersection between the carnivore’s desire for tasty meats and good stewardship of the planet’s resources

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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


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

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BERKELEYSIDE — Environmentally savvy Californians are likely familiar with the phrase “reduce, recycle, reuse,” but what might surprise our community

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BERKELEYSIDE — This year’s holiday show at Fourth Street Fine Art is aptly named: “Home Is Where the Art Is.” The collection


NEW YORK TIMES — The bagels at Boichik Bagels have the look of Labrador puppies curled up for afternoon naps: soft and


BERKELEYSIDE — Reuse Arts and Crafts is a small storefront, easy to miss while driving down San Pablo Avenue. But

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BERKELEYSIDE — The end of November typically marks the beginning of holiday season, when cheerful, wintery tunes play on repeat

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BERKELEYSIDE — One month into shelter in place, I was shocked to stumble upon an open store on Solano Avenue.

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BERKELEYSIDE — Eat real food. The advice is simple, and it’s become more important than ever as people work to

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BERKELEYSIDE — On a recent August morning, a parent dropped off her child at Aquatic Park School in West Berkeley. Susan Stevenson,


BERKELEYSIDE — After undergoing two surgeries and facing eight months of chemotherapy ahead of her, Bernadine “Pinky” Sewell, founder of Pinky


BERKELEYSIDE — A local bookstore, locally made COVID-19 face shields, and local cinema pulled at Berkeley’s heartstrings this last year,


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


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

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


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

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


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


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

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

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BERKELEYSIDE — Eateries in Berkeley are finding creative solutions to build community and attract customers during the COVID-19 pandemic as


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

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