Inside Origen: a new Berkeley restaurant that opened yesterday [Eater SF]
City Council postpones decision on buying new garbage trucks [Daily Cal]
Revival’s mixologist Nat Harry on vegan cocktails [EBX]
Berkeley won’t evict protestors in Civic Center Park [Berkeley Voice]
No sugar coating for this realistic “Annie” at Berkeley Playhouse [Examiner]
UC Berkeley would depend on city in the event of a “big one” [Daily Cal]
The bento boxes of Chez Panisse’s creative director Sylvan Brackett [NYT]
Cal hosts forum on future of public universities [UCB News]
Ladies’ Night: Jennifer Seidman runs Berkeley’s Acme Bar, solo [EBX]
Quake watch: map of potentially hazardous Berkeley buildings [Daily Cal]
Photo by ereneta/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.
A niece remembers her uncle Edward Gong, who was noted for single-handedly moving 7,000 pianos. It’s all physics,” he used to say as he asked for assistance in moving the rugs and dollies around.
A second medical cannabis collective has opened its doors in a commercial district, in apparent violation of Berkeley zoning laws. But the operator said he thinks a storefront in a strip of stores is less disruptive than bothering neighbors in a residential area.
Listen to Keith Jarrett playing Paris Concert while you read our review
Update, 11.09.11: The office of Berkeley councilmember Max Anderson has issued a useful list of places where one can safely deposit unwanted medications in Alameda County. There follows a list of those closest to Berkeley:
Update, 9:45am: If there’s one thing this series of Berkeley earthquakes is good for, it is reminding us to get prepared for the eventuality of a big one. The 72 hours website does a good job of presenting the essential information about planning for a disaster. FAQs about earthquake preparedness can be found on the USGS website. And here’s the essential list of what you should have in store.
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