Richard Schwartz, Historian - August 27th

The Excelsior Branch Arts & Culture Salon presents historian Richard Schwartz, author of Eccentrics, Heroes, and Cutthroats of Old Berkeley. He'll discuss the amazing stories and colorful characters connecting San Francisco and Berkeley in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Did you know?
...that Berkeley was home to the nation's leading hot dog expert?
...that Berkeley citizens fought to save an old oak tree from developers in 1896?

Wednesday, August 27th, 7 p.m.