From Berkeley to Turkey: Cal basketball player makes the leap [SF Chronicle]
Meditation beats dance for hamonization, Berkeley researchers claim [UC Berkeley NewsCenter]
Second confirmation hearing for Goodwin Liu set for Wednesday [Legal Times]
UC Berkeley celebrates 50 years of the Peace Corps [SF Chronicle]
Drum roll please… Berkeleyside would like to thank our current advertisers for their support: Amoeba Music, BAM/PFA, Bentley School, Berkeley Arts & Letters, Berkeley Dining Passport, Carolyn Jones at The Grubb Company, Focal Point, Jewish Music Festival, Keneuoe Vivere, M2 Architecture & Design, Moe’s Books, Redfin, and UC Berkeley NewsCenter. We very much appreciate your support.
NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions today penalized the Cal men’s basketball team for infractions that had been discovered and reported by the university’s own compliance office. The infractions concerned 365 impermissible recruiting calls made by coach Mike Montgomery and his assistants shortly after Montgomery arrived at Cal in 2008. Most of the calls were made by two unnamed assistants.
The long-running dispute over management of local non-commercial radio station KPFA took another turn yesterday. The Pacifica Foundation, which owns and runs the station, reinstated former Morning Show co-host Brian Edwards-Tiekert with back pay and benefits. But Edwards-Tiekert will return to the station as a news reporter, not as a show host.
Noah Alper started his bagel business with a single storefront on College Avenue back in the summer of 1989. Six years later the company, Noah’s Bagels, had expanded to 38 West Coast outlets and was sold to Einstein Bagel Bros. for $100 million dollars.
A little over 133 years ago, Han Richter conducted the Vienna Philharmonic in the first performance of Johannes Brahms’ Second Symphony. Tomorrow night, the Vienna Phil conducted by Seymon Bychkov will play the same Brahms symphony in Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall.
© Berkeleyside All Rights Reserved.