DA warning puts hold on Berkeley pot farm plans [Berkeley Voice]
How The New Yorker ate Berkeley Rep’s shorts [Berkeley Rep]
Lifelong learning thrives at UC Berkeley in Osher Institute [UCB NewsCenter]
Berkeley nuclear scientist Albert Ghiorso dies, aged 95 [Chronicle]
A magnitude 4.1 earthquake with its epicenter just southeast of San Jose was felt in Berkeley this afternoon. In the Elmwood, a house shook distinctly for three or four seconds. The earthquake struck at 4:10 p.m., and the US Geological Survey measured the epicenter at a depth of 4.4 miles.
A series of electrical outages in North Berkeley at 12:56 12:25 p.m. today is affecting more than 5,000 houses and businesses. PG&E do not yet know the cause of the outage or the expected time to restore power.
On Saturday, Mayor Tom Bates will cut the ribbon on a new home on Delaware Street in Berkeley. It’s not every day a city leader takes the time to welcome a new dwelling into his fold, and this home is not big, nor particularly special; in fact it’s positively diminutive at just 420 sq ft, and can rightfully be described as a backyard cottage. So one might wonder why it warrants an “opening party” with dignitaries in attendance, sponsors — even a salsa band.
June Taylor crafts the kind of conserves and fruit confections that make food writers swoon.
Annie’s Homegrown, producer of organic and natural foods, will move its headquarters from Napa to Berkeley this spring. The company, with a turnover in the “low $100 million range”, will occupy the former Clif Bar offices at 1610 Fifth Street in West Berkeley. Clif Bar moved to Emeryville last year.
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