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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

DJ Dave (aka David Wittman), will headline the Berkeley Public Library Foundation’s Tall Tales & Local Ales evening. Photo: Courtesy of Berkeley Public Library Foundation NOT YOUR USUAL LIBRARY EVENT The Berkeley Public Library Foundation is holding a “spirited after-hours event” on Saturday, Oct. 10. Tall Tales & Local Ales will feature David “DJ Dave” […]

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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

East Bay writer and urban farmer Novella Carpenter will be at the Claremont branch of the Berkeley library today at 4 p.m. Photo: courtesy Novella Carpenter NOVELLA CARPENTER AT THE LIBRARY Today, Friday, local writer, urban farmer, educator and activist Novella Carpenter will take part in a free author chat at the Claremont branch of the Berkeley Public Library. […]

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Cal footballer Ted Agu collapses, dies after workout

Cal junior Ted Agu, who died after collapsing in a workout this morning. Photo: Cal Athletics UPDATE, 04.24.14: Cal football player Ted Agu, who collapsed after a Feb. 7 team training run, died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, according to Sgt. Paul Graves of the Alameda County Coroners’ Bureau and reported by the San Jose Mercury News. Graves said hypertrophic […]

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Brittany Boyd: A Berkeley role model makes waves at Cal

Brittany Boyd dribbles the ball during the game against Utah at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley on February 23. Photo: GoldenBearSports.com By Will Rohrer Lindsay Gottlieb already had Brittany Boyd’s number. The Cal’s women’s basketball coach recalls her whirlwind inauguration as the head of UC Berkeley’s program last April: “I was flying up here and was excited […]