UC Berkeley lecturer, former governor hosts political talk show [Daily Cal] Pappy’s sports bar and grill opens in old Blake’s space on Telegraph [BANG] Berkeley man found guilty of making criminal threats [Oakland Tribune] Cal pledge sues UC sorority over hazing [SF Weekly] Berkeley moves toward tougher plastic bag ban [Daily Cal] Defections take toll on UC’s […]
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The Berkeley Wire: 01.31.12
Cal’s writing requirement? Bold vision, endless revision [UCB] Berkeley artist Deborah Oropallo digitally reinterprets [Daily Cal] How Berkeley students made Lower Sproul happen [UCB] Cal scientists decode brain waves to eavesdrop what we hear [UCB] Photo: Rain!, by A Ess Bee/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.
The Berkeley Wire: 01.30.12
Feb. 25 memorial for Terry Doran, educator [Caring Bridge] UC campuses shifting to be smoke-free [Daily Cal] Campus announces new student conduct policy [UC Berkeley NewsCenter] Cal students cling to mystical murals [SF Chronicle] Designer Erica Tanov gets inspired by Bay Area [SF Chronicle] Berkeley Art Museum displays Abstract Expressionists [Daily Cal] Recycled car parts […]
The Berkeley Wire: 01.27.12
Profitable ripple effect projected for Berkeley Lab’s second campus [NYT] The weird and wonderful world of Berkeley policing [Patch] South Berkeley residents take cover as gunfire rings out [AllVoices] Kitchen on Fire Cooking School Take Two [Bay Area Bites] Berkeley schools adopt anti-bullying policy [Berkeley Voice] Photo: Indian Rock at sunset, by Sandy Friedland.
Breaking: Man shot and killed in South Berkeley
The homicide took place in south Berkeley close to the intersection of Ashby and Adeline A man was shot and killed in the 3000 block of Shattuck Avenue around 6:50 p.m., according to Berkeley police. The man, who has not yet been identified but is a younger man, was found near 3020 Shattuck Ave., according […]
The Berkeley Wire: 01.26.12
UC Berkeley opens Magnes Collection’s new home [Coco Times] The Marsh extends Don Reed’s “The Kipling Hotel” to 03.25 [The Marsh] Two men charged in UC Berkeley student’s brutal beating [AP] Berkeley home made with salvaged car scraps [A&D] Berkeley man facing sex charges out on bail [Fremont Argus] Photo: Dragon 2012 01, by 2812 […]
The Berkeley Wire: 01.25.12
Rep hosts selected shorts with Jill Eikenberry, Michael Tucker [Broadway World] Haas School to inaugurate new Summer Institute [UC Berkeley] City considers moving bank account from Wells Fargo [Patch] Suspended Cal forward expected back next season [Chronicle] Contention resurfaces with People’s Park maintenance [Daily Cal] Photo: Rainy day beauty #1, by sisterfish8/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.
The Berkeley Wire: 01.24.12
Applications to UC Berkeley surge 17% [New York Times] Berkeley’s Mint Leaf Indian restaurant celebrates four years [PRWeb] Famed Berkeley High musicians eye trip to Cuba [CBS] Children in west Berkeley to be tested for heavy metals [Oakland Tribune] Community celebrates Ed Roberts Day at Cal [UCB News] Original 1969 People’s Park leaflets found [HuffPo] […]
The Berkeley Wire: 01.23.12
A Jewish museum shifts identity [NYT] Berkeley High girls fall to city rival St Mary [Chronicle] Occupy Cal library protest ends [UC Berkeley] DJ Dave on how he “sold out” a long time ago [NYT] Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life reopens [Chronicle] Cal frat boy wows “American Idol” judges [Coco Times] Two new […]
Lab choice may prove beneficial to Berkeley in long term
Officials ready for the press conference announcing Richmond as the new site for the second campus of LBNL. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel By Lance Knobel and Frances Dinkelspiel In late September and early October, Dr. Jeff Ritterman, a member of the Richmond City Council, went down to Berkeley West Biocenter on Potter Street, one of the […]
The Berkeley Wire: 01.20.12
Berkeley startup capitalizes on printed word, photo [Oakland Tribune] Some tenants to file suit against owners of Sequoia Apartments [Daily Cal] Cal faculty stand between protesters, police crackdown [Coco Times] Urban farming essentials: the definitive guide [Grist] Berkeley scientists turning seaweed into biofuels [Chronicle] Berkeley gets a “B” for anti-smoking efforts [Patch] Berkeley’s unemployment rate lowest in 3 […]
The Berkeley Wire: 01.19.12
Berkeley engineers help protect refugees from violence [East Bay Express] Legendary singer Johnny Otis, who grew up in Berkeley, dies [Mercury News] Robert Bresson movies at BAM/PFA will make you weep [KQED] Longtime Berkeley kitchen remodeler takes BAHA award [Inside Bay Area] Photo: Utata Thursday walk, by 2812 photography/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.