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Posted inCommunity, Events

Good showing for Berkeley in city’s third Half Marathon

On Sunday, Anna Bretan of Berkeley took first place in the women’s race of the 2015 Berkeley Half Marathon for the third consecutive year. Bretan, whose time was 1:18:34, has also finished first in the San Francisco Marathon for the past three consecutive years. There was also a Berkeley connection for Oakland resident Sam Robinson, who placed first in the men’s race, […]

Posted inCommunity, Crime & Safety, Schools

Breaking: Manchester United – San Jose Earthquakes game moved from Berkeley to San Jose

UPDATE, 9:25 p.m.:  The July 21 Manchester United vs. San Jose Earthquakes game will be played at Avaya Stadium in San Jose rather than Cal Memorial Stadium, according to Wesley Mallette, Associate AD, Strategic Communications for Cal Athletics. Mallette confirmed UC Berkeley was informed today about the decision, made by Relevent Sports, organizers of the tournament. “We were […]

Posted inCommunity, Schools

Cal Athletic director Sandy Barbour to step down in July

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks announced Friday that Sandy Barbour, the university’s athletics director, plans to step down from her post in mid-July. “After numerous discussions with Sandy, we came to the conclusion that the time was right for her to pursue a different set of professional interests, which she has long harbored and which we have spoken […]

Posted inSchools

Photos: Cal community remembers footballer Ted Agu

UC Berkeley held a vigil Wednesday night outside Memorial Stadium, close to where Cal junior Ted Agu died after a football team training session on Feb. 7. Ted Friedman captured the event. Related: Candlelit vigil tonight will honor Cal footballer Ted Agu (02.12.14) Cal footballer Ted Agu collapses, dies after workout (02.07.14) Follow Berkeleyside on Twitter and Facebook. Email […]