Berkeley’s market offers community

BERKELEY, Calif. — For 20 years, Berkeley’s Farmers’ Markets have been providing fresh produce, locally grown, offering a wide variety — from edible flowers to homemade crepes to strawberries, peaches and an assortment of meats, cheese and bread. Every Saturday at Center and Martin Luther King streets, families, musicians and even jugglers make the trip to the market…

Alice Waters’ push for a healthier lifestyle

BERKELEY, Calif. — Hidden along the busy streets on the northern end of Berkeley lies a unique restaurant. Made with fresh and organic foods, Chez Panisse welcomes up to 500 people per day for lunch and dinner. Even though prices escalate throughout the week, its organic and local fare draws in many customers. All of the ingredients are brought in from local farms,…

A look into the Berkeley campus

BERKELEY, Calif. — Walking around the beautiful campus at Berkeley one can see energized students laughing and walking to class with friends.  All over the campus hundreds of students are connecting. What draws them to one of the top-ranked public universities in the country? Amanda Young, an activist from Los Angeles, transferred to University of…