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ELECTION 2022: What to know | WILDFIRES: Prepare | COVID: Get a booster | IDEA MAKERS EVENT: Jay Caspian Kang + Khiara Bridges

Posted inCommunity

Derby Playing Fields set to open for baseball season 2013

The “Shovel Brigade” — the nine who were given the title for their determination to see the new playing fields completed. Photo: Mark Coplan The “Shovel Brigade” — the nine who were given the title for their determination to see the new playing fields completed. Photo: Mark Coplan By Hannah Long On Saturday, a crowd of committed Berkeley […]

Posted inSchools

$250,000 for Berkeley schools thanks to Lonely Island

The Lonely Island: still fiercely proud of their Berkeley heritage. Berkeley Unified School District was their chosen charity for a Doritos competition The largest-ever single donation to Berkeley Unified School District will be made thanks to a Super Bowl contest for Doritos. Doritos, part of the Frito-Lay division of Pepsico, is working with The Lonely […]

Posted inArts

What happened when Lonely Island trio visited Amoeba

Back in April, three Berkeley boys made a return visit to their hometown. Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer are the threesome behind Lonely Island, makers of ‘digital shorts” (otherwise known as music videos) for NBC’s Saturday Night Live. The trio visited Amoeba on National Record Store Day to promote their latest album, Turtleneck & Chain, and chat […]