UPDATE 10/2 7:45 am: About 111 residences remain without power Tuesday morning after an outage affected much of Berkeley overnight. PG&E does not yet know when those people will have their power restored.
Cal seismologists help install quake warning system in BART (Daily Cal)
Berkeley’s Chris Anderson on drones and the maker movement (TIME)
Open streets are coming to Berkeley (Sunday Streets)
Renaissance man sparks life into East Bay art scene (Diablo)
Ansel Adams prints found at UC Berkeley (SF Chronicle)
History professor Henry May dies (UC Dept. of History)
Activists hold “Sitting Olympics” to protest Measure S (Daily Cal)
Dayna Macy stepped out of her home in the Berkeley hills today and saw her neighbor Mike in his Mercedes, along with four goats. No big deal. Mike keeps the goats, and a few beehives, at his home and he was merely taking his four-legged pals to his friend’s bike shop where they would be put to work eating the grass behind the store.
A 24-year-old Oakland man is in critical condition after being hit by a car driven by 83-year-old woman who was driving under the influence in Berkeley on Sunday Sept. 30 at around 8:35pm.
Jared Brandt, the co-owner and winemaker of Donkey & Goat on Fifth Street in Berkeley, isn’t getting much sleep these days. It is harvest time all around California, and Brandt and his co-workers have spent hours driving to El Dorado and Mendocino Counties to help harvest Syrah and Pinot Noir grapes. Once the grapes are trucked back to the winery, they are sorted, some stems are removed, and then the whole clusters are put into barrels to ferment, just a few steps on the long path to becoming some of the winery’s award-winning wine.
The tragedy of a lonely man, confronted by his mortality and morality, has long been the stuff of playwrights, novelists, choreographers, composers and philosophers.