Berkeley police have released further details about this afternoon’s shooting on Sacramento Street. Here are the details from Sergeant Mary Kusmiss:
Berkeleyside reader Thomas Lord sends in the following:
AC Transit faces unbudgeted expenditures of over $17 million following an August 2nd court injunction suspending management-imposed new labor rules. The AC Transit District had imposed the new contract to achieve annual savings of $15.7 million. The court injunction also delayed proposed cuts this fall, accounting for a further $1.9 million in unexpected costs.
It’s no secret that actors aren’t always acknowledged by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for their best work. Take for example Humphrey Bogart: one of America’s finest screen actors of the mid-twentieth century, Bogart didn’t win an Oscar until his late career appearance in 1951’s The African Queen. Though Bogie clearly enjoyed playing Captain Charlie Allnut, the role wasn’t a particularly challenging one for him.
Like many residents of the Berkeley-Oakland hills, Kay Loughman enjoys living close to nature. Sightings of deer, wild turkeys and skunks are common-place. But Loughman is fascinated by the more diminutive species too: be it an Anise Swallowtail butterfly, a Western Terrestrial Gartersnake or a Spotted Towhee bird.
Cal Performances, the university’s arts presenter and producer, stuffs its schedule each year with an extraordinary variety of music, drama, spoken word and dance. On Sunday, September 26, Cal Performances will hold its first ever Fall Free For All, a day long celebration of the arts that provides a preview of the coming season and a taste of the variety of the programming.
Fifteen years ago, Peter McColl walked out of his north Berkeley home. He told his younger brother Joseph that he was taking the bus to visit Cody’s Books on Telegraph.
The Twitter handle pretty much sums things up. Two food-obsessed moms try to have their cake and eat it too: Start a food truck and still be home with the kids.