Comal: A restaurant with adjustable acoustics (Popular Science)
Berkeley police investigate Telegraph Avenue stabbing (Daily Cal)
Berkeley Lab is part of $120m effort to build super-efficient car batteries (LBNL)
Chancellor-designate discusses his vision for Cal (Daily Cal)
Measure B1 backers to pay for partial recount (Express)
Berkeley studying electrical power options (Mercury News)
Stephen Kaus appointed Superior Court judge (Daily Cal)
Berkeley’s Crowden School to host South American evening (Mercury News)
Young Berkeley composer unveils work for quartet (Mercury News)
A total of 931 people who used Berkeley’s Fire Department ambulance services have had their personal information accessed inappropriately and are susceptible to identify theft, according to the City of Berkeley.
Bites: What’s new, what’s hot, what’s happening Our regular round-up of East Bay food news includes a new ramen spot to be opened by ex-Chez Panisse maître d’ Sam White, and a new bakery coming soon from Michael Jackson’s former personal chef.
SHOP, SHOP, GIVE Now that Thanksgiving is over, let the holiday shopping begin! Berkeley is filled with craft and art shows in the coming weeks. We’ve wrapped up our pick of five of them into one It List package:
A recent city announcement about a new approach to waste pick-up in Berkeley has left some readers perplexed and concerned.
A tree limb heavy with leaves was felled by the storm Thursday night on Channing between 9th and 10th streets. Michael O’Heaney shot the photos here and said how impressed he was that the city was out at 7:15 a.m. Friday morning cutting the branches and clearing them away. “Good job Berkeley!” he wrote.
If Sheila Jordan made a deal with the devil, she seems to be getting the best of the bargain. At 84, jazz’s most intrepid vocalist sounds like a woman half her age. She’s come through just about everything that life can throw at you: grinding rural poverty, thuggish police who harassed her for hanging out with black men, decades of scuffling for gigs in obscurity, and her own alcohol-driven demons. Nothing deterred her, and today she stands virtually alone as a survivor of the bebop era who literally sings praises for her late friend Charlie Parker at every gig.
The house favorite at Flora is a cocktail called Carter Beats the Devil. But Ms Barstool opted for the Airmail, which moves you from where you are to a mellower place, post haste.
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