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A Taste of Berkeley, California

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT BERKELEY?

  1. Berkeley is a city on the east shore of the San Francisco Bay in Northern California, United States. Its neighbors to the south are the cities of Oakland and Emeryville. To the north is the city of Albany and the unincorporated community of Kensington. Berkeley is located in northern Alameda County. The population was 112,580 at the 2010 census.

  2. Berkeley is the site of the University of California, Berkeley, the oldest of the University of California system, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

  3. While the 1960s were the heyday of liberal activism in Berkeley, it remains one of the most overwhelmingly Democratic cities in the United States. The era of large public protest in Berkeley waned considerably with the end of the Vietnam War in 1974.

  4. Berkeley has a cool summer Mediterranean climate, with dry summers and wet winters. The summers are cooler than a typical Mediterranean climate thanks to upwelling ocean currents along the California coast.

Radio Stations
KPFB 89.3 FM Berkeley, CA Variety
KPOO 89.5 FM San Francisco, CA Variety
KCSM 91.1 FM San Mateo, CA Jazz
KREV 92.7 FM Alameda, CA Top-40
KYLD 94.9 FM San Francisco, CA Hip Hop
KBWF 95.7 FM San Francisco, CA Sports
KMVQ 99.7 FM San Francisco, CA Top-40
KBLX 102.9 FM Berkeley, CA Urban Contemporary
KKSF 103.7 FM San Francisco, CA Oldies
KMEL 106.1 FM San Francisco, CA Hip Hop
KSFO 560 AM San Francisco, CA News/Talk

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Demographics of Berkeley, California

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

59.5%

10.0%

0.4%

19.3%

10.8%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Berkeley flea market
People hanging out at Bart Station next to the Berkeley flea market


Famous Blacks from Berkeley, California

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Businesses in Berkeley, California


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Beautiful Loks by Moraa -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  2703 7th Street Berkerly, California (510) 978-7378  - (visit website)

  2. Destiny Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -  2049 San Pablo Ave. Berkerly, California (510) 704-9420

  3. Divine Hair DeZigns -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   2917 9th Street Berkerly, California (510) 859-4382  - (visit website)

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Alkebulan Books -  Category: Black Bookstore -   1757 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley, CA (510) 653 8754

  2. Berkeley Bail Bonds -  Category: Bail Bonds Agency -   2214 Martin Luther King Jr. Way Berkeley , CA 94704 (510) 984-3712  - (visit website)

  3. Black Workers Resources -  Category: Labor Research and Education -   2521 Channing Way # 5555, Berkeley, CA 94720-5555 (510) 642-0323  - (visit website)

  4. Inter-City Services, Inc. -  Category: Educational Services -  3269 Adeline Street, Berkeley, CA 94703 (510) 655-3552  - (visit website)

  5. Le Balafon -  Category: African-American Goods -   3023 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703 (510) 665-4873

  6. Le K Travel & Concierge -  Category: Travel -  Travel Consultant - Corporate/Business/Personal Travel Arrangements At Le K Travel YOU Are Always Our Number One Priority! We specialize in making dream vacations come true! Our Professionals are equipped to handle every aspect of your travel: Air, Hotel, Cruise Packages, Car Rental, Theater Tickets, Corporate Travel, and much more... As professionals in our industry, we pride ourselves on rendering outstanding service. We work hard to accommodate your specific travel needs at the best possible price!   - P.O. Box 141, Berkeley, CA (510) 205-9168  - (visit website)

  7. Stuart McCalla -  Category: Info Tech Services -   1700 Shattuck Ave, #296, Berkeley, CA 94709 (415) 706-8641  - (visit website)

  8. The African Book Mart -  Category: Black Bookstore -   2440 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1611 (510) 843-3088

  9. TTopper Consulting -  Category: Computer Guru -   2625 Alcatraz Avenue, Ste. 106, Berkeley CA 94705 (510) 290-5876

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Assum Catering -  Category: Soul Food, Ethnic Food -   1761 Alcatraz Ave Berkeley, CA 94703 (510) 985-1725  - (reviews)

  2. Bootstrapper -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   2836 Sacramento St Berkeley, CA 94702 (510) 981-0486   - (reviews)

  3. Daniel and Lilly's -  Category: Soul Food -   2638 Woolsey St Berkeley, CA 94705   - (reviews)

  4. Dial-A-Chef Catering -  Category: Cajun/Creole, Soul Food, Caterers -   1761 Alcatraz Ave Berkeley, CA 94703 (510) 653-5866   - (reviews)

  5. Heavenly BBQ & Catering -  Category: Soul Food, Food Stands, Barbeque -  Berkeley, CA (510) 478-2540   - (reviews)

  6. Nunu's Desserts -  Category: Desserts, Soul Food -  On Sundays I'm located at the Berkeley Ashby Flea Mkt spaces 571 and 572.  Berkeley, CA 94703 (510) 520-0175   - (visit website)

  7. 44 Restaurant, Bar & Lounge -  Category: Bar/Lounge -  44 Restaurant, Bar & Lounge perfectly fits the mold for your next gathering when you are seeking something a little different. A lively dinner with friends, a night out on the town, or a private reception for your office. 44 Restaurant, Bar & Lounge has it all covered, with style and finesse.  3290 Adeline Street Berkeley, CA 94703 (510) 982-1609   - (visit website)

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CHURCHES



  1. Ephesian Church-God In Christ -  1709 Alcatraz Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703-2794 (510) 654-6402 - (visit website)

  2. Missionary Church of God -  1125 Allston Way Berkeley, CA 94702-1801 (510) 704-0150

  3. St. Paul AME Church -  2024 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703-2507 (510) 848-2050  - (visit website)

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Anna's Jazz Island -  Category: Jazz -   2120 Alliston Way Berkeley, CA

  2. Black Repertory Group Inc -  Category: Theatres-Live, Performing Arts Theater -   3201 Adeline Street, Berkeley, California 94703 (510) 652-2120   - (visit website)

  3. Blakes on Telegraph -  A Telegraph Ave. landmark for over 50 years.  2367 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704-1615 (510) 848-0886   - (visit website)

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