Berkeley victim wanted police to come quickly [Chronicle]
Proposal to ask DA to drop charges against students [Patch]
Berkeley Playhouse presents “Lucky Duck” for spring [Broadway World]
Haas-Columbia EMBA closing next year [Business Week]
In conversation: Robert Birgeneau [Macleans.ca]
Can UC make campus food sustainable? [Grist]
Berkeley residents: No downturn here [Patch]
For schoolyard gardens a global network [NYT]
Free football camp for underserved youth starts Saturday [Coco Times]
GREEN SOLES On Fourth Street, the space vacated in January by A La Folie has been snapped up by Convert Shoes. The owners say they opened the store “to give our customers more of what they clearly want — sustainably made shoes that are simply great looking.” Brands include Timberland, Doc Marten, Keds, Seychelles, New Balance, Redwing, TOMS, Palladium, and Native. They also offer collaborations with Jeffrey Campbell (vegan) and J Shoes. Convert is at 1809B Fourth Street, tel: 510-649 9759.
City officials on Tuesday released a transcript of Peter Cukor’s Feb. 18 non-emergency call to police, and in it he asks for police to come “right away” to deal with Daniel Jordan DeWitt, who allegedly killed him about 15 minutes later.
After its successful London and Broadway run, the powerful Paint it Red! is now at Berkeley Rep’s Thrust Stage. This stunning two-person play presents a fictionalized account of artist Mark Rothko’s (David Chandler) artistic, emotional and intellectual journey as he paints a major series of canvases for a lucrative fee. His assistant, young artist, Ken (John Brummer), has been hired to help with the project.
Robert (Bob) Hill died peacefully at home on March 4, 2012, in the presence of his family.
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