Daily Archives: September 22, 2010
UC’s Operational Excellence calls for 200 jobs to be cut [Daily Cal]
Violinist Jennifer Koh stars in Berkeley Symphony opener [San Francisco Chronicle]
Fire forces UC students out of co-op [Mercury News]
Berkeley man remains at large after escaping Piedmont police custody [Mercury News]
Reviewed, again: a return to Gather restaurant in Berkeley [Single Guy]
Where are the good bagels in Berkeley? [Chowhound]
Juried art show at Berkeley Art Center [East Bay Express]
Fair Trade Happy Hour at Saul’s on Thursday [Fair Trade Coalition]
Photo by Keoki Seu/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.
Last month a lot of teachers in California woke up to a good day. You may have read about it in the Chronicle — one immensely good Samaritan decided to write a very fat check and convert teacher wish-lists into reality.
Those teachers had used an organization called DonorsChoose.org to let the world know what was missing in their classrooms — the sometimes little things that would help make a big difference for their students’ learning and that … Continue reading »
Laurie Wilkie‘s archaeological journey began with a dig, as you’d expect. But rather than occurring in some exotic spot, the dig that led to the just-published Lost Boys of Zeta Psi was just outside the windows of the university’s Archaeological Research Facility at 2251 College Avenue.
A construction crew was excavating for the foundations of the law school’s extension in 1995 and Wilkie looked out her window and saw a cache of bottles uncovered by the backhoe. … Continue reading »