UC Berkeley to start food labor research center (CVBT)
Edward Wasserman to become new dean of journalism school (UCB)
Six Berkeley Lab scientists are 2012 APS fellows (Phys.org)
University of California unveils new, modern logo (Oakland Tribune)
Berkeley Central is city’s newest rental development (Curbed SF)
Recent Cal alum Xiaoqian Lim dies at 22 (Daily Cal)
More than 400 Berkeley public school teachers have received nearly $200,000 in grants from the Berkeley Public Education Foundation for 2012-13, the organization announced on Thursday Dec 6. The foundation will celebrate teachers Friday afternoon at a special reception at Northbrae Community Church.
Nosh on the town: Hopscotch Nosh explores East Bay restaurants in photos. This week: Hopscotch in Uptown Oakland, a spot that’s getting lots of buzz, not least for its signature first base burger (pictured, above).
VISIONS OF SUGAR PLUMS For some, the holiday season would not be the same without seeing a performance of The Nutcracker featuring Clara, the Nutcracker, the MouseKing, Sugar Plum Fairy, and Dr. Drosselmeyer dancing to the music of Tchaikovsky. Over the next two weekends, Berkeley Ballet Theater will present a “fresh retelling of this classic tale” at the Julia Morgan Theater. New York Times Dance Critic Alastair Macaulay called the BBT production “more touching than San Francisco Ballet’s performance.” Children can meet the dancers at a Sugar Plum Fairy party after the 2 pm performances on Sat. Dec. 8 and 15.
Nosh explores East Bay restaurants in photos. This week: Hopscotch in Uptown Oakland, a spot that's getting lots of buzz, not least for its signature first base burger.
A new initiative, spearheaded by Berkeley’s Edible Schoolyard Project, aims to put beehives in the city’s three middle schools by next spring.
The holiday season is, unfortunately, when many communities experience an increase in crime. The Berkeley Police Department is offering a few holiday safety tips to ensure everyone has a safe and happy holiday.
Cheap banh mi, steam table dishes like chicken skewers and noodles, Pad Thai and bowls of Pho: all kid-friendly food on offer in Eastlake.
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