A former linebacker with the UC Berkeley football team was charged with two felonies Wednesday after he reportedly attacked a Berkeley police officer over the weekend, according to court papers.
Police arrested a former Cal football player over the weekend after he reportedly flagged down a police officer, tried to grab his gun during a struggle and attempted to take his patrol vehicle, authorities report.
The city overhauled its residential parking permit system in July — putting applications online and ditching the old bumper stickers — in an effort to modernize the program. But the transition wasn’t easy.
The Berkeley City Council is set to resume meetings Tuesday after a summer recess.
The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to increase parking ticket fines on Cal football game days to $225. The vote was part of a package of changes staff asked officials to make to the city’s parking program.
O what is like the awful breach of death, Whose fatal stroke invades the creature’s breath! It bids the voice of desolation roll, And strikes the deepest awe within the bravest soul. –George Moses Horton (1797-1883) By Cecil Brown The recent death of Ted Agu at UC Berkeley shocked the college community. On the morning […]
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 […]
A candlelight service honoring Ted Agu, the Cal footballer who collapsed and died after a training session on Friday last week, will be held today from 7-8 p.m. The vigil, which is open to the greater Cal community, will take place on Lisa and Douglas Goldman Plaza adjacent to the UC Berkeley Memorial Stadium. The ceremony will […]
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 cardiomyopathy is an excessive thickening of the heart muscle and a common cause of unexpected death in […]
Jeff Tedford, head coach of the Cal Golden Bears football team since 2002, was fired today after a 3-9 season and a combined 15-22 record over the last three seasons. Tedford was the highest paid state employee in California, with a salary of $2.3 million a year. His contract with Cal ran through the 2015 […]
When the Cal Golden Bears open their home season against Fresno State on Saturday, the team won’t be at home. Cal’s six home games this season will be played in San Francisco: on Saturday at Candlestick Park, and the remainder at AT&T Park (although if the Giants somehow turn their season around and get to […]
By Kim Weisberg School is officially in session at UC Berkeley, which means the 2010 Cal football season is upon us. It officially begins on Saturday with the 1:00pm game against UC Davis at Memorial Stadium. Next year, games will be taking place at AT&T Park due to construction, so I’m guessing this season opener will be particularly […]