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Academy of American Franciscan History
1712 Euclid Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709
Founded in 1943, the Academy of American Franciscan History has produced more than 40 books related to the FranciscansMore and publishes The Americas, a journal that extensively discusses Latin American history. The research institute is affiliated with the Franciscan School of Theology and regularly sponsors seminars and public lectures.
Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association
2318 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
The Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association is a nonprofit that protects and restores historical sights andMore buildings in Berkeley. The office is located in a beautiful historic house on Durant Avenue, near the Berkeley campus. This association has a long and proud history in Berkeley and keeps a close eye on new Berkeley development. The goal is to make sure that Berkeley's history is not lost as it continues to grow and thrive.
UC Berkeley - History of Art Department
416 Doe Library # 602, Berkeley, CA 94720
Cal's art history department is generally considered among the top five in America, and is especially strong in theMore classical, Asian, Baroque and early modern fields. The program is rigorous, and many graduates go on to law or business school. It confers bachelor's and doctoral degrees, but does not admit students seeking a terminal master's degree. It's headquartered in Doe Library, where it maintains an Art History/Classics Library primarily for graduate students and staff. Other resources include the University Art Museum and Hearst Museum of Anthropology; the latter houses much of Cal's non-Western art. There is a separate Department of Art Practice for studio artists.
Berkeley Geochronology Center
2455 Ridge Rd, Berkeley, CA 94709
The modest goals of the Berkeley Geochronology Center include "establishing the history of the earth, its inhabitantsMore and its interactions with the rest of the solar system." It facilitates collaborations between researchers around the world, examining the geologic record embedded in rocks and other earth materials. Along the way, they learn much about human evolution, climate change and the way the earth has changed over its history. See the website to learn about public events sponsored by the center or to see the latest news in geochronologic research.
Paradigm Productions
2600 10th St, Berkeley, CA 94710
Founded in 1990, Paradigm Productions is a non-profit media production company which makes feature films, documentaries,More interactive and educational media. The company focuses on social and cultural topics, particularly the arts, history and culture of Latinos. A number of titles are available for purchase on the website.
Jerry Hollendorfer
1100 Eastshore Hwy, Berkeley, CA 94710
Jerry Hollendorfer, a trainer at Golden Gate Fields, is the fourth winningest horse trainer in the history of NorthMore American thoroughbred horse racing. His horses have earned $116,253,534 in winnings as of the end of 2010.
St. John's Russian Orthodox Church
1900 Essex St, Berkeley, CA 94703
Since 1950, parishioners have been coming to this beautiful Russian Orthodox church at the corner of Essex and Adeline.More The history of Orthodox preaching in Berkeley dates back almost a century, when this church was founded in 1920. Now conveniently located near the Ashby BART station, the church holds services several times a week in both English and Slavonic.
KPFA Radio
1929 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
KPFA Radio was founded in Berkeley in 1946. In its long history, it has always been a voice for liberals -- it has airedMore an interview with Che Guevara and founded the left-leaning Democracy Now!. Today, KPFA Radio has sites in several cities across the U.S., and operates on listener donations. 
Deborah Harris
2547 8th St, Berkeley, CA 94710
Deborah Harris teaches at the Sawtooth School, an art school that teaches fundamental principles of art as well as artMore history and appreciation. She also makes her own woodblock prints and paintings that are on display at her studio, in galleries around Berkeley and online.  
Daruma no Gakko
2342 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
Founded by mothers of Japanese descent, this four-week summer school program offers children grades K - 6 a chance toMore learn about their Japanese-American history, art, cuisine and language. All ethnicities are welcome, and the half-day program is remarkably affordable.
Jiffy Lube
960 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710
Jiffy Lube specializes in oil changes and a few other specific services such as transmission flushes, tire rotation andMore belt changes, and does them efficiently and quickly. This chain service shop may not have the character or history of some other repair shops in Berkeley, but they can get you in, out and on your way quickly.
Patricia Motzkin
2927 Newbury St, Berkeley, CA 94703
Patricia Motzkin provides architecture and interior design services for residential clients. She earnedMore a Masters of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from the University of California, Santa Barbara.