Lydia Gans is a writer, photographer, and activist who lives in Berkeley.
Julia Vinograd: The People’s Park poet
In this article originally published in 2015, Julia talks to Lydia Gans about her poetry and how she got involved with the Berkeley street scene.
Remembering Michael Diehl
For over 40 years Michael Diehl was a presence in Berkeley, on the streets and the parks, connecting with people, talking, listening, or just being present. Many were homeless or inadequately housed.
Julia Vinograd: People’s Park poet
This article was written in 2015 after I sat down and had a long conversation with Julia at Caffe Mediterraneum.
The People’s Park 50th Anniversary Edition
In April, Berkeley observed the 50th anniversary of the iconic People’s Park. Whether it will be a celebration or a