Cal big game bonfire tradition doused (SF Chronicle)
Fourth candidate to run for District 2 council seat (Daily Cal)
UC Berkeley climate change skeptic says he was wrong (BBC)
Olympics: Cal product Vollmer takes gold in world-record time (Mercury News)
UC Berkeley offers China online game class (Business Insider)
Will Starbucks make a counterbid for Peet’s? (Bloomberg News)
Joel Ben Izzy: Stories are a way to connect (Jewish Ledger)
Jim LeBrecht, sound designer (SF Chronicle)
Cal football, men’s basketball tickets prices to change (Daily Cal)
The Berkeley School district says there were inaccuracies in an article by Anika Anand and Emily Hartley of California Watch which set out to uncover the cost to BUSD of a sexual harassment case at Berkeley High.
Three Berkeley homes are featured on the American Institute of Architects’ second annual East Bay Home Tour which takes place on Saturday August 11. There are seven homes to explore in total: along with those in Berkeley, two are in Lafayette, one in Albany and one in Emeryville.
The annual Berkeley Kite Festival, one of the largest of its kind, was held again this weekend at Cesar Chavez Park on the bay. The gathering, which was expected to attract more than 35,000 people, included stunt kites, Japanese kite teams, Rokkaku battles, the beautiful Octopi kites, lashings of good food and music, as well as the traditional free candy crop for kids.
© Berkeleyside All Rights Reserved.