UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau said it’s time for corporate California to step up to the plate and help fund the university.
Gail Lillian is one busy street food hawker. The seasoned chef just launched a brand new lime-green truck bearing the Liba label and in a typical week she and her crew of five can do nine food service shifts around the Bay.
The two days of Caltopia were quite a whirl for students, faculty and staff, as well as for exhibitors like Berkeleyside. From the tens of thousands who passed through the self-proclaimed “greatest days on planet Earth”, we were able to have conversations about local news with hundreds of people, we launched OneNews/Berkeleyside, our exciting new citizen journalism app, and we even found some potential new journalists.
If you’re of a literary turn of mind, when you think of the epigram, you may think of Martial, or perhaps a more modern wit like Oscar Wilde. But the tradition of concise, meaningful verbal twists is being partly sustained by Berkeley author Thomas Farber, whose most volume of “the epigrammatic”, Forgone Conclusions: Equivoques, Aperçus, Spars & Cattarhs, has recently been published by Berkeley’s Andrea Young Arts.
Many Berkeleyans felt another small quake this morning at 9:57 a.m. It was centered in the Knowland State Arboretum and Park, just east of the Oakland Zoo, the same epicenter as last night’s quakes.
Maybe it was payback for all those chuckles West Coasters delivered to the East Coast on Tuesday, after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Virginia scared the beejezus out of people.
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