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January 2022

Eastbound Double Down – Surfline

Johnny Meehan - Rye Rocks kingpin, now in his 60s, and still the epitome of hardcore. Photo: Brian Nevins In a welcome respite from the grip of La Niña on the seasonal east coast (warmer temperatures, lower swell, smaller surf), a classic…

The best books I’ve read in 2021

IIf there's one thing that kept me sane in 2021, it was curling up with a good book almost every night before bed - no end scrolling is allowed after 11 p.m. . Deciding to read 50 books was easy: one a week with a two week buffer.…

A look at Berkeley 2021

Berkeley Town Hall (Photo by Jason Allentoff) BERKELEY - Most of the big problems in town this year have come from forces outside Berkeley. For example, COVID-19 and an economy dominated by online retail have!-->!-->…