A man was shot and killed in the 3000 block of Shattuck Avenue around 6:50 p.m., according to Berkeley police.
UC Berkeley opens Magnes Collection’s new home [Coco Times]
The Marsh extends Don Reed’s “The Kipling Hotel” to 03.25 [The Marsh]
Two men charged in UC Berkeley student’s brutal beating [AP]
Berkeley home made with salvaged car scraps [A&D]
Berkeley man facing sex charges out on bail [Fremont Argus]
By Greg Fuson
A Berkeley property company that has refused to return the security deposits of a number of former tenants agreed Wednesday to make some reparation.
Is it our imagination, or are the wild turkeys of Berkeley becoming bigger and more prevalent? It was only a couple of weeks ago that we reported on two clusters of the fabulous fowl roaming the streets of Berkeley and Albany. And yesterday a photograph of a group of them happily exploring someone’s roof crossed our radar.
The Alameda County Waste Authority voted Wednesday to ban the use of plastic bags at pharmacies and grocery stores county-wide, starting in 2013.
As Cuba’s latest piano sensation, Alfredo Rodríguez knows he’s walking in exalted company. A graduate of the Manuel Saumell Conservatory, the same Havana institution that launched Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Manuel Valera, Rodriguez found out early on that prodigious talent could be a passport to an illustrious musical career.