Baker & Commons opens, replacing Elmwood Cafe

Kara Hammond, who was previously Elmwood Cafe’s manager, bought out the business and now oversees its daily operations with co-owner Eric Wright. Hammond emphasized community as one of the pillars the new business is built on.
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Television’s new golden age

Breaking down the highlights and snubs from this year’s Emmy Awards

The Emmy Awards, much like their film, theater and music counterparts, are annually greeted with both excited buzz and exhausted indifference.
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Comedian W. Kamau Bell hosts radical radio show

Despite being best known for national-scale TV — such as his sadly short-lived FXX talk show, “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell,” and his upcoming CNN travel show, “United Shades of America” — political comedian W. Kamau Bell is wholeheartedly local, a proud resident of the People’s Republic of Berkeley.
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