March 11, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

ELMWOOD: BERKELEY’S NOT-SO-SLEEPY NEIGHBORHOOD Many times when we think of Berkeley, we immediately think of high-energy downtown. With its streets filled with UC Berkeley college students and backpack-toting travelers, the university corridor can steal your attention. But less than two miles away is Elmwood Berkeley’s stretch of neighborhood that is not only bustling with business, […]

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BERKELEY CALIFORNIA EVENTS: MARCH 5th – MARCH 11th

March 10, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Your Berkeley California events listings for March 5th – March 11th There’s always something happening in Berkeley. Here are our top picks for the week of March 5th through March 11th. Gourmet Ghetto Tour: Taste your way through North Berkeley with stops at Poulet, Cheeseboard Collective, Soop and other restaurants along the Gourmet Ghetto. Learn all about […]

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FIND THE BERKELEY FIRST TIME HOME BUYER PROGRAM THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU

Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Find the RIGHT Berkeley first time home buyer program for you: California has become the most expensive state in our nation to buy a home. With a median home price of $826,000 in Berkeley, achieving the “American Dream” comes at a significant cost. Owning a home in our community is unfortunately becoming less and less […]

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5 SPOTS YOU SHOULDN’T MISS FOR BRUNCH IN BERKELEY CA

March 7, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Brunch in Berkeley, CA Who doesn’t love a good mimosa or Bloody Mary on a Sunday? For many of us there is nothing better than sleeping in and celebrating the final day of the weekend with an enjoyable brunch with family and friends. Sure, you may have to wait a bit, but there is just […]

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SPEND A PERFECT DAY AT THE UC BERKELEY BOTANICAL GARDEN

March 6, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

SPEND A PERFECT DAY AT THE UC BERKELEY BOTANICAL GARDEN One of the things I love most about living in Berkeley is that you don’t have to travel too far to change things up and spend some time in a non-urban environment. Think about it, in less than two hours you can do anything like […]

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A GUIDE TO K-12 EDUCATION: BERKELEY PRIVATE SCHOOLS

March 5, 2014 Posted by: Arron Sweeney

In addition to the Berkeley’s public schools, Berkeley parents have many other educational options for their children. Parents looking to enroll their child in one of Berkeley’s private schools can expect diverse small class sizes with academic and supplemental programs that focus on building a student’s self-esteem. All schools strive for diversity and offer scholarships […]

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A GUIDE TO K-12 EDUCATION: BERKELEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Posted by: Arron Sweeney

We’ve compiled the information and resources you need to help you understand the Berkeley Public School District’s lottery process: With an average GreatSchools.org rating of 7 out of 10 and a community that is not afraid to step up for it’s schools, Berkeley public schools are among the best in Alameda County. From preschool through adult […]

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A GUIDE TO BERKELEY INDEPENDENT GROCERY STORES

Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Discover Berkeley independent grocery stores in your neighborhood Berkeley residents love to eat well and love to support their local homegrown businesses. There is no need to visit a corporate chain grocery store when Berkeley has a plethora of independent grocers. Berkeley’s vegetarian, vegan and carnivorous residents have many local options to choose from.   […]

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AN OMNIVORE’S GUIDE TO BERKELEY VEGAN FOOD: POTALA ORGANIC CAFÉ

Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Berkeley Vegan Food: Potala Organic Café This is one article in a series where YourBerkeley.com’s Lauren Herpich, a professed omnivore, takes on the Berkeley Vegan Food community trying the organic and herbivorous cuisine that Berkeley is known for. When my husband and I announced to our friends and family that we were moving to Berkeley, […]

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7 HIDDEN ADVENTURES AT TILDEN REGIONAL PARK

Posted by: Arron Sweeney

Uncover 7 hidden adventures at Tilden Regional Park in Berkeley, California There are not too many other places in the country where you can be centered in a major metropolitan area and within 15 minutes immerse yourself within a wilderness environment that far removes you from the hustle and bustle of the city. Much of […]

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