Berkeley Community Fund 800 Jones St, Berkeley, CA94710 The Berkeley Community Fund provides scholarships to promising, academically talented high school students who would…More otherwise lack the financial resources to go to college. Potential donors and volunteers are encouraged to participate in the interviewing committee, to meet the outstanding young people who are helped by these scholarships. The fund also hosts several annual events that help raise money for future scholarships.
Berkeley High School 1980 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA94704 Berkeley High is the only public high school in the city of Berkeley and enrolls about 3400 students in grades nine…More through twelve. With such a large student body, the school is able to offer a wide array of classes, from Spanish and Mandarin to dance and video to AP physics and math. A variety of sports, extracurricular activities, community service and youth development clubs are also available. The school features Small Learning Communities, which organize student academics into broad themes, including the environment and social justice, the arts, and an International Baccalaureate program.
Berkeley Technology Academy 2701 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA94703 Berkeley Technology Academy is the City of Berkeley’s continuation high school for students who need to make up…More credit deficits or who, for other reasons, prefer the smaller learning environment. “B-Tech,” as it’s often called, offers a wide range of academics and after-school programs, including vocational training and tutoring.
Berkeley School Volunteers 1835 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA94703 Proposition 13, an initiative passed by voters in 1978, capped the property tax for California homeowners, drastically…More restructuring the way government was financed. Schools were hit particularly hard. Volunteer organizations like Berkeley School Volunteers, which provides overworked teachers with volunteer assistants, often have to take the place of government programs. Luckily for Berkeley residents the city has an unusually high number of affluent and involved community members who are able to bring music, science, reading and other programs into public schools to maintain high educational standards.
Berkeley Unified School District 2134 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA94704 This is the administrative office for the Berkeley Unified School District. It manages 11 elementary schools, three…More middle schools and three high schools within the city of Berkeley. It is also in charge of nutrition services, purchasing and reprographic services, risk management, benefits and transportation. If you would like to enroll your child in one of the schools, visit the office and fill out the appropriate forms. You can also tour the schools by appointment.
City of Berkeley Adult Mental Health Services Clinic 2640 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA94704 The Adult Mental Health Services Clinic provides mental health and related social services to adults and their families…More in Berkeley and Albany. The Clinic provides counseling and case management and consults with other agencies to coordinate appropriate care. Programs are organized into short-term crisis services, longer-term comprehensive community treatment and intensive case management for high risk clients. The City of Berkeley also conducts homeless outreach and runs a mobile crisis unit that responds to calls around the city.
City of Berkeley Family, Youth & Children's Mental Health Servic 3282 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA94703 The Family, Youth & Children's Mental Health Services Clinic provides mental health and related social services to…More children, adolescents and their families who reside or attend schools in Berkeley and Albany. Services include group and individual therapy, case management and crisis intervention, as well as parent groups, community workshops and Spanish services. School-based services are available at various locations throughout the city and at the Berkeley High Health Center.
Berkeley City College 2050 Center St # Ber, Berkeley, CA94704 Berkeley City College is an energetic community college with its campus located just blocks from the University of…More California, Berkeley. The college offers programs in a variety of subjects including business, English, multimedia arts, mathematics, American sign language, social science and women's studies. A variety of scheduling options are available to best accommodate your schedule, with classes offered on the weekend and online. The school was established in 1974 and is part of the Peralta Community College District. The college collaborates frequently with UC Berkeley and has a high transfer rate with the neighboring school.
Ovidian Group 2030 Addison St, Berkeley, CA94704 This consulting firm specializes in intellectual property solutions for businesses and investors. Ovidian clients…More include high-tech businesses and Fortune 500 companies. The office is located two blocks northwest of the downtown Berkeley BART station.
Berkeley Scholars to Cal 2400 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA94704 The Berkeley Scholars to Cal program seeks to provide a more comprehensive remedy to the problem of inequalities in our…More schools by providing 75 African American and Latino students with eight years of assistance before their high school graduation. This includes summer and after-school academies, case managers and student mentors and has been wildly successful, with student graduates of the program excelling far beyond their similarly situated classmates. Contact the program to make a donation, volunteer your time or to nominate a student you would like to see involved in the program.
Berkeley Adult School 1701 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA94702 The Berkeley Adult School offers a wide assortment of classes for men and women. These include technical programs that…More provide training in computer software, office skills and job preparation as well as general classes in math and science for those who wish to obtain a high school diploma. Students can also participate in English as a Second Language classes that instruct adults in pronunciation and the written world of English. A traffic violation school is also located on the premises.
The Berkeley Foundation for Opportunities in Information Technol 2120 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA94704 As competency in information technology becomes increasingly important in the new economy, inequalities have emerged…More between the types of people learning the new technologies and those who are often left behind. BFOIT tries to bridge these gulfs by training members of underrepresented groups, including women, African-Americans and Latinos, in the field of Information Technology and Computer Science. They provide programs for middle and high school students, a summer institute and scholarships for SAT tutoring.
Washington Elementary School 2300 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA94704 Washington Elementary School is in downtown Berkeley, across the street from Berkeley High School, allowing the 353…More students access to many programs and facilities. Students can read with buddies from nearby Berkeley Senior Center, and all kids from kindergarten through third grade get swimming and water-safety lessons at the nearby Berkeley YMCA. There are dedicated classrooms for music and science, and an art instructor from the nearby Museum of Children's Art. Rita Kimball is the principal of the school.
Berkeley Ironworks, part of Touchstone Climbing & Fitness, is an expansive climbing gym and fitness facility. The…More Ironworks features 14,000 square feet of climbing and 2,500 square feet of bouldering with a 45 foot high lead wall and more than 100 different top and lead ropes. In addition to climbing, there is a full weight room and a wide selection of cardio equipment, along with lockers, showers, sauna and pro shop. Classes are available to members and non-members including cycling, yoga, cardio boxing, pilates, and abs and core training. Pricing options vary from single day passes to yearly memberships.</p>
Nails In Bloom 1107 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94702 Nails in Bloom, founded in 1999, employs licensed manicurists and licensed estheticians dedicated to maintaining high…More cleanliness standards and good prices for maincures, pedicures and waxing. Walk-ins are accepted, but appointments are highly recommended for this popular salon.
Trader Joe's 1885 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94703 Rarely does a grocery store inspire a following such as the Trader Joe's chain has done. With good prices on cheeses,…More meats and wines, and an excellent line of prepared foods, Trader Joe's combines a winning mix of inexpensive shopping and high-end goods.
Elmwood Consulting 3115 Eton Ave, Berkeley, CA94705 Elmwood Consulting is the consulting business of Bruce Riordan. It specializes in sustainable and equitable…More transportation strategies for the Bay Area and high-impact climate change strategies. It works primarily with public agencies, businesses in the private sector and community organizations.
Bank of America 2129 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 This branch of the national chain of banks offers outdoor ATMs and multiple entrances to accommodate a high volume…More of customers.
DGH Outfitters 1439 5th St, Berkeley, CA94710 This business-to-business clothing company is a full service, high quality sports and corporate apparel supplier. The…More artists specialize in embroidery and screen printing. They put patches, logos and other images on shirts, jackets, hats, bags and uniforms. Rush service is available. Call the office for a free quote.
Duck's Nest 1411 4th St, Berkeley, CA94710 Duck's Nest is a day care center with locations in Berkeley, Piedmont and Oakland. The Berkeley location on 4th Street…More offers a variety of safety features, including high fencing, key coded entry systems and security cameras. Duck's Nest also provides a large outdoor playground and attentive and professional staff members.
Navia Systems 2030 Addison St, Berkeley, CA94704 This high-tech company designs probabilistic computers. The programmers specialize in analyzing and interpreting huge…More quantities of data, with the purpose of making precise and accurate predictions about the future. The business is located in downtown Berkeley, two blocks northwest of the BART Station, and two blocks west of the UC Berkeley campus.
Crossroads Trading 2338 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 Crossroads Trading is a West Coast chain with corporate headquarters in Berkeley. There are over 27 Crossroads locations…More across the country. The store purchases high-end clothing for resale to the public. You can bring your quality name-brand items in to trade for cash or store credit – the staff at each individual store purchase based on the local fashions of the neighborhood and what's in style at the moment.
Shiekh Shoes 2328 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 Shiekh Shoes is located on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley. At Shiekh Shoes, you will find all kinds of shoes in styles…More that you won't find in a run-of-the-mill footwear shop. It has low tops, high tops, slippers, boots and so much more. If your feet need to reflect your unique style, head over to Shiekh Shoes.
Huttonio Brooks 5 Westminster Ave, Berkeley, CA94707 Huttonio Brooks is a master craftsman located in Berkeley on the corner of the northbound side of Arlington…More Avenue where it crosses Westminster Avenue. Brooks takes great pride in his work and, with the Old World skill of a blacksmith and the precision of a surgeon, he can repair high-end furnishings and priceless family heirlooms.
Bows & Arrows 2513 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 Bows & Arrows is located on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley. At Bows & Arrows, you will find all kinds of shoes in…More styles that you wont find in a run-of-the-mill footwear shop. It has low tops, high tops, slippers and so much more. If your feet need to reflect your unique style, head over to Bows & Arrows.
Alpha Delta Chi Christian Sorority 2730 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA94704 Alpha Delta Chi is a Christian sorority at the University of California at Berkeley. It is dedicated to high scholastic…More standards and provides social fellowship for active Christian students. It also regularly holds special events like pottery, painting, hikes and cookie decoration and game nights.
A sister store of Crate & Barrel, CB2 is a modern furnishings and home accessories store targeting young adults.…More This Berkeley location is in a high-ceilinged space previously occupied by Cody's bookstore. CB2 sells modern furniture and accessories such as rugs, bedding and bath linens, mirrors, dishes, glassware and decorative items.</p>
<p>There is some free parking available in the lot next door, but most parking is metered and on the street.</p>
National Academy Foundation 2150 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 Every year, the National Academy Foundation helps more than 50,000 predominately inner-city high school students earn…More their high-school diplomas and go on to college. With extremely high success rates, the National Academy's system of curricula, internships and mentors supports high-school students's academic pursuits.
True Confections 1611 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA94702 Operating out of Berkeley since 1995, True Confections is the passion of former paralegal and banker Judy Chadwick. The…More company creates custom cakes for weddings and special events. All cakes are made using high-quality ingredients. True Confections looks to work with the customer, asking questions about preference in regards to cake flavor, texture, icings and creams. The company also holds free tastings for interested potential customers.
Inspection Services 1798 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94703 Inspection Services (ISI) offers construction inspection and materials testing services. Its services are used to ensure…More compliance with local codes for the protection of the public's safety and welfare. Its services are used for various properties, including high-rise buildings, bridges, hospitals, schools, offshore platforms, wastewater treatment plants, pipelines, outfalls and railways. The company is headquartered in Berkeley with office locations in San Francisco and Oakland.