UC Berkeley to get around $21m for sports in Pac-12-Fox/ESPN deal [L.A. Times]
Disability to creativity: BAM’s new show, “Create” opens tomorrow [BAM]
Berkeley Rep’s “American Idiot” coming to San Francisco’s SHN [SF Chronicle]
Is going to Cal easier than getting a job at McDonald’s? [NBC Bay Area]
A 31-year old cellist with 3.98 GPA named Cal’s top graduating senior [UC News]
Berkeley-based national writing project lays off dozens [California Watch]
Berkeley Lab deepens relationship with China [Berkeley Lab]
Three Berkeley school teachers and a parent-run educational support organization were honored Friday at the Berkeley Public Education Fund‘s annual fundraising spring luncheon. The event, which was attended by more than 450 supporters, raised over $180,000 for Berkeley’s public schools.
What do Augusto Pinochet, archaeology, and radio-astronomy have to do with each other? More than you might imagine, as you’ll learn from Chilean director Patricio Guzman’s brilliant new documentary, Nostalgia for the Light, which opens this Friday, May 13 at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas after premiering at the 54th San Francisco International Film Festival.
Dozens of teachers and staff from Berkeley schools are planning to leaflet local BART stations Tuesday afternoon to get out the word that planned state budget cuts will decimate the school system.
The Southwest Regional Junior Championships (CJs) is usually the last race of the season for the rowers on the Berkeley High crew team. But for the lightweight coxed four, the races last weekend on Lake Natoma in Gold River extended their season by another month.
We’ve lost track of the number of works of street art, mostly wheatpaste works, we have written about that have appeared on the wall of the former photo processing shop at Ashby and Telegraph. Now it appears the booth is for sale. Does this spell the end of our every-changing gallery? Perhaps not such a bad thing if a new business moves in and spruces the corner up.
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