Sunday Streets Berkeley Returns, 10/13/13

Sunday Streets Berkeley Returns, 10/13/13

The best Sunday in Berkeley is almost here! Sunday Streets Berkeley will bring car-free fun to two miles of Shattuck Avenue in Downtown Berkeley, this Sunday from 11 am – 4 pm. That means two miles’ worth of activities, music, and local businesses to discover, whether you are on foot or two wheels. Check out… Read more »

Moving Beyond Cars: Making Our Streets More Livable, 10/3/13

Moving Beyond Cars: Making Our Streets More Livable, 10/3/13

Come enjoy a series of short films celebrating transportation solutions from around the world and share ideas to create more livable streets here in the Bay Area. We’ll be inspired by films from places near and far, where biking, pedestrian and transit systems have made cities healthier and more enjoyable, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.… Read more »

Yosemite Fire Brings Climate Change Closer to Home

Yosemite Fire Brings Climate Change Closer to Home

It’s reassuring to think of climate change as happening somewhere else, preferably in places where you have no contacts, no history, and no plans of visiting. The less personal, the easier it is to look the other way. Last year, millions of people weren’t given the option of turning a cheek as Superstorm Sandy barreled… Read more »

Come Visit Us this Sunday at Solano Stroll, 9/8/13

Come Visit Us this Sunday at Solano Stroll, 9/8/13

Our staff will be out enjoying the action this Sunday at Solano Stroll – a big, fun, free street festival on Solano Avenue. Say hello, and test your knowledge of plastics recycling with our game. Winners will get a free year membership to the Ecology Center! You can also pick up resources for going plastic-free… Read more »

Check Out SF Mime Troupe’s “Oil & Water” This Weekend in Live Oak Park

Check Out SF Mime Troupe's "Oil & Water" This Weekend in Live Oak Park

The San Francisco Mime Troupe is performing their original work, “Oil & Water” in parks around the Bay Area this summer. “Oil & Water” challenges the dangerous energy practices of corporations and the rest of us. For those unfamiliar, the SF Mime Troupe do not pantomime. Using comedy and music, they seek to make you… Read more »