Daily Archives: April 5, 2010
Rhapsody at the Bowl — Berkeley Bowl West that is [Weird Combinations]
Lance Williams lukewarm about creek plan for street outside his window [Cal Watch]
2020 Vision to kick off pilot programs for minority students in July [Berkeley Voice]
Anatomy of a housing crash: high end Berkeley home heads to auction [SFGate]
Series of car burglaries reported on campus [Daily Californian]
Photo: Wells Fargo building by Wnewton1948/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.
Two Berkeley High School safety officers were injured this afternoon while breaking up a fight between six females, three of whom are students at the high school, the Daily Cal is reporting.
Berkeley Police Department Officer Jamie Perkins said at least three campus officers responded to the incident, which took place at about 12:42 p.m., and two were injured in the process, one sustaining a laceration to his lip.
Perkins said the Berkeley police officer assigned to the high school … Continue reading »
When former President Bill Clinton visited the campus on February 24, tickets sold out almost immediately. This time there will be a lottery for tickets rather than a first-come-first-serve system. It didn’t help that a webcast of Clinton’s talk … Continue reading »
Annie Leonard, the Berkeley resident who has made a living talking trash (getting rid of it, not the foul-mouthed kind) has become a media darling in recent weeks.
With the release of her book, The Story of Stuff: How Our Obsession Is Trashing the Planet, Our Communities, and Our Health — and a Vision for Change, Leonard has been profiled on the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle, as well as in the Oakland … Continue reading »
Berkeley is full of surprises. Count me as a relative newcomer to the city (five years), but I had no idea there was a colony of hyenas in the Berkeley hills. They aren’t running wild, of course. They are part of the Berkeley Field Station for the Study of Behavior, Ecology and Reproduction. They’re the result of 20 infants brought here from Kenya in the 1980s by professors Laurence Frank and Steve Glickman.
The Berkeley hyenas are … Continue reading »
Only five of the Chronicle’s Top 100 restaurants in the Bay Area are in Berkeley, the birthplace of the locavore movement and the home of the doyenne of slow food in the United States, Alice Waters.
Of the five chosen ones — revealed in the paper’s annual league table yesterday, one is relatively new. The other four count as veterans in the fast-moving world of restaurants.