Daily Archives: August 3, 2011
Berkeley Lab held a public meeting on Wednesday night about the Golden Gate Fields project for the Lab’s second campus. Two other Berkeley-related sites will be discussed on Thursday and Monday. Berkeleyside live-tweeted from the meeting. The story unfolds below: … Continue reading »
Chez Panisse wallpapers the restaurant with vintage menus [Grub St SF]
Fantastic Comics holding costume party for Impact Theater [Fantastic Comics]
Alice Waters takes over the glossies (the world?) [Eater SF]
Berkeley Playhouse throws ’70s fundraising party [Berkeley Playhouse]
Berkeley ranks 26 out of 120 charter cities for elected official pay [Patch]
Reminder: Cal football takes over AT&T Park in September [SFist]
Safeway on College: Round 2 at the Planning Commission [Living in the O]
Pedestrian path near The Circle by Daniel Gillaspia/Berkeleyside Flickr pool
As the Berkeley Lab rolls into town this week to hold three public meetings about a second campus, there has been a lot of speculation about which community will be the best cheerleader. The bar has already been set high: Richmond had drummers and dancers perform at its meeting, Oakland put forward its mayor, and Alameda had a packed house.
But a curious thing happened in each community meeting. Instead of the cities wooing the Lab, the Lab … Continue reading »
Ju Hong looked tired. Uncharacteristic stubble peppered his chin and there were shadows under his eyes when we met at a Temescal coffee shop. But then again, he’d had a crazy week. Most Cal students spend the warmer months taking summer courses, doing internships or catching up with hometown friends and family. Hong, an ASUC senator-elect and political science major, spent time in jail.
Police arrested 21-year-old Hong and six other undocumented student activists for blocking a major street at a … Continue reading »
Last night, hundreds of people stepped out of their homes and joined their neighbors at block parties, community BBQs and potlucks. In Berkeley, the police department issued 52 street closure permits to enable block gatherings.
The casual socializing was all part of National Night Out, an initiative supported by cities and their police and fire departments, to encourage neighborhoods to become closer in an effort to reduce crime.
Know where this is? Take a guess and let us know in the Comments.
Update, 9:35pm: Scott Stoller got it right. The cacti are in the front of a house on the corner of Dwight Way and Fernwald. Congratulations, Scott, on getting a particularly difficult WIB.
Photo: Tracey Taylor.