Tag Archives: Berkeley

White matter fiber architecture of the brain. Human Connectome Project

How Chronic Stress Predisposes Brain to Mental Illness

By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News University of California, Berkeley, researchers have shown that chronic stress generates long-term changes in the brain that may explain why people suffering chronic stress are prone to mental problems [...]
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African Children’s Choir Returns to The Church by the Side of the Road

The internationally acclaimed African Children’s Choir will again perform in concert Sunday, January 19 at 10 a.m. at The Church by the Side of the Road at 2108 Russell Street in Berkeley.The program features li [...]
(L to R) Former Mayor of Berkeley Gus Newport, John Taylor, Jr., and Post Publisher Paul Cobb. Photo by Ashley Chambers.

Local Resident John Taylor Faced Mob Violence in 1961 Freedom Rides

In the historical Freedom Rides of 1961 that challenged the status quo of Jim Crow segregation laws in the South, John Charles Taylor Jr. was one of the few students from the Bay Area who [...]
Kenneth Phillips, owner of Automatic Recycling Solutions

Berkeley Recycler Seeks to Keep Toxic E-Waste Out of the Environment

For entrepreneur Kenneth Phillips, starting his own business was a lifelong dream, and the Bay Area native found his niche in the recycling industry. Specializing in electronic waste disposal, Automatic Recycling Solutions in Berkeley collects [...]
Berkeley High School student Tamisha Bradley
(Center) standing with case managers Elizabeth Lockerbie, Nkiru
Ajaelo, Jamee Harris, Program Manager Katherine Brown, Ernesto
Rodriguez, and Segen Ketema. (left to right)

Berkeley Youth Alternatives Helps Young People Find Careers

When her counselor first told her about Berkeley Youth Alternatives, a non-profit organization that supports underserved youth, Tamisha Bradley wasn’t interested. Having lived in three different foster homes, Bradley, a student at Berkeley High School [...]