Meredith Maran’s new novel: “A very Berkeley family story” [Chronicle] Daniel Borenstein: Kamlarz retirement deal not unique [Mercury News] Berkeley Lab hires UCLA expert for Molecular Foundry [SF Business News] Cal has a great recruiting class for football, but will success follow? [College Hotline] Photo: Green fingers, by 2812 photography/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.
Shaq Thomson commits to Cal football team [SFGate] Healthy take-out options on Solano Avenue [510 Families] Broc Cellars’ Chris Brockway on favorite wines, resolutions [Eater SF] Long live Bette’s OceanView Diner [East Bay Express] Phil Bronstein to join Berkeley-based CIR [Chronicle] Photo: Tilden, January 5th, 2012, by Anna Dorn.
Berkeley man to go on trial on Walnut Creek rape charges [CCT] Berkeley watch company uses Facebook for focus groups [NYT] UC Lab makes robot that emulates leaping lizard [Chronicle] Berkeley schools: a sustainable food model [Fed Up With Lunch] 27-year old mezzo soprano is a rising singer [Coco Times] Biotech company Xoma cuts workforce […]
UC Berkeley and the public Ivies: Five lingering questions [WaPo] Diversity urged at UC Berkeley engineering school [Chronicle] Mayor’s former chief of staff starts job at Cal [Daily Cal] Seismologist on what Berkeley quakes mean [Wall Street Journal] Cal-Stanford 2012 Big Game to be played in October, not November [Cal Athletics] Police use of pepper spray […]
Jonathan Moscone illuminates father’s legacy in Berkeley Rep’s Ghost Light [NYT] Berkeley quake preparedness consultant seeks to save homes [Chronicle] Students to converge in Berkeley to “occupy their plates” [Your Olive Branch] Berkeley’s Jim Rosenau gives new life to old books [WaPo] Crews repair ruptured water main in downtown [Tribune] Rocker battles sexual slavery with […]
We can take it as read that 2012 will be filled with news. It’s an election year, both national and mayoral, the economy’s glacial improvement still weighs on the city and local business, and, if the lack of rain so far is any indication, we may be facing drought conditions as the year moves on. […]
Berkeley branch van has new winter hours [BPL] Cal tops USC 53-49 in Pac-12 opener [Daily Cal] The “Hate Man” of People’s Park [Oakland Tribune] Woman raised in Berkeley dies in Albany crash [Albany Patch] Photo: Venus and moon over San Francisco by dogenfrost/Berkeleyside Flickr pool
BHS girl’s basketball team advances to series semi-final [Mercur y News] Luca Cucina: good, cheap lunch [Mercury News] Dog lost for 5 years found in Berkeley; reunited with Central Valley family [CCTimes] From homeless barracks to UC Berkeley [Huffington Post] Cal Bears lose Holiday Bowl [Daily Cal] Berkeley comic book publisher announces new comic expo [SF […]
Woman uses stationary bicycle to process wool [SF Chronicle] Michael Pollan’s food rules (with pictures) [Diablo Magazine] 2.2 earthquake rattles Berkeley [Marin I-J] Alexander Graham Bell goes digital [CNN] Multicultural Institute helps day laborers find jobs [Mercury News] Beset by rats, People’s Park gets a trim [Mercury News] Photo: Occupy Cheeseboard by sisterfish3/Berkeleyside Flickr pool
Getting kids to love math [Oakland Tribune] Cal and other public “Ivies” in fiscal peril [Washington Post] Berkeley Rep’s “Wild Bride” a high point of 2011 [SF Chronicle] UC Berkeley 2011 – the year in pictures [UCB News] Antique microscopes from UC on display at SF airport [Natural Resources] Photo: End of the day by […]
Photo: Carolers in front of the Cheese Board, by sisterfish3/Berkeleyside Flickr pool. UC distributes flyers about Strawberry Creek diesel spill to neighbors [UCB News] Cal details why it selected Google email over Microsoft [Technology@Berkeley] Court dismisses lawsuit claiming Cal curbs Jewish students’ rights [UCB News] BHS girl’s basketball wins over Miramonte [SFGATE] Chez Panisse archives […]
Berkeley pets of the week [East Bay Humane Society] “Becoming Julia Morgan” great to see in Berkeley City Club [Mercury News] All-day Hanukkah event at Afikomen on Dec. 25 [J Weekly] Nurses at Alta Bates and other hospitals on strike [Oakland Tribune] UC Berkeley to switch from Calmail to Google email [Daily Cal] UC issues […]