Berkeley entrepreneur makes indestructible, life changing soccer ball (NYT)
Cal walk-out draws moderate crowd of protesters (Daily Cal)
First ever Sunday Streets event transforms downtown Berkeley (Street Films)
Dispute over Claremont Ave. Safeway expansion likely to continue (Mercury News)
Op-Ed: Jeff Tedford’s final game as head coach? (Daily Cal)
Review: “Wilder Times” at Berkeley’s Aurora Theatre (Mercury News)
In the latest vote update, yes votes on Measure T, the proposed West Berkeley zoning changes, have creeped five votes ahead of no votes, 17,845 to 17,850.
NOW IS THE WINTER OF OUR DISCONTENT It seems appropriate that during after such a contested and divisive election The Actor’s Ensemble of Berkeley is performing Richard III, the classic Shakespeare tale of “the lust for power gone berserk.” The king won’t let anyone stand in the way of his desire for the crown of England. Richard III, directed by Sharon Huff Robinson, is the Actor’s Ensemble’s final production for its 55th season. It runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until Nov 17 at Live Oak Theater.
Maybe it’s the fog, or the rolling green landscape, or the distant echoes of a Celtic sensibility in which exuberant celebration in the face of inevitable affliction is a virtue. Whatever the reason, the musicians in Ireland’s leading traditional band Lúnasa find themselves drawn to Northern California. The group returns to Freight and Salvage on Nov. 14, Wednesday as part of a double bill with the rollicking Quebecois combo Le Vent Du Nord.
Update, Dec. 26: The decision has been appealed and appears to be scheduled for the March 5, 2013, meeting of the City Council.
The landlord of the San Pablo Avenue building that houses Forty Acres Medical Marijuana Growers’ Collective won a court judgement last week to evict the cannabis business.
This is a partial list of recent crimes in Berkeley based on information from the Berkeley Police Department and the UC Berkeley Police Department.
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