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Berkeley in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Berkeley High School Alumni: Chinaka Hodge, Phil Lesh, Joshua Redman, The Lonely Island

 
 
Berkeley High School Alumni: Chinaka Hodge <i>(east side)</i> image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 16, 2020
1. Berkeley High School Alumni: Chinaka Hodge (east side)
Inscription.  
Chinaka Hodge
class of 2002, started writing and performing poems as an awkward, pimply, BHS freshman, and art-making saved her life. She is a playwright, poet and performer.

Phil Lesh
class of 1957, played the trumpet while at Berkeley High and went on to play bass for the Grateful Dead.

Joshua Redman
class of 1986, after four years of being part of the Berkeley High Jazz Ensemble, Redman moved on to become a world famous jazz musician and composer.

The Lonely Island
class of 1996, a comedic trio best known for their series of "digital shorts" aired on Saturday Night Live, the Lonely Island features three of the show's writers, Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone
 
Erected by Arts and Humanities Academy Class of 2012, Open Circle.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment.
 
Location. 37° 52.137′ N, 122° 16.245′ W. Marker is in Berkeley, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of Alston Way and Milvia Street, on the right when traveling east on Alston Way. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berkeley CA 94703, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Berkeley Y.M.C.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Post Office

Berkeley High School Alumni: Phil Lesh <i>(south side)</i> image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 16, 2020
2. Berkeley High School Alumni: Phil Lesh (south side)
(within shouting distance of this marker); Federal Land Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Elks Club Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Armstrong College Building (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial Building (about 500 feet away); Jos. H. McCourt / Bruno L. Putzker (about 500 feet away); Berkeley High School Industrial Arts and Science (G and H Buildings) (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley.
 
Also see . . .
1. List of Berkeley High School (Berkeley, California) people (Wikipedia). (Submitted on August 16, 2020.)
2. Chinaka Hodge (Wikipedia). (Submitted on August 16, 2020.)
3. Phil Lesh (Wikipedia). (Submitted on August 16, 2020.)
4. The Lonely Island (Wikipedia). (Submitted on August 16, 2020.)
 
Berkeley High School Alumni: Joshua Redman <i>(west side)</i> image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 16, 2020
3. Berkeley High School Alumni: Joshua Redman (west side)
Berkeley High School Alumni: The Lonely Island <i>(north side)</i> image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 16, 2020
4. Berkeley High School Alumni: The Lonely Island (north side)
Berkeley High School Alumni Marker - wide view, with Berkeley High School as background image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 16, 2020
5. Berkeley High School Alumni Marker - wide view, with Berkeley High School as background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 16, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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