Review: A striking “Woyzeck ” at Berkeley’s Shotgun Players (Mercury News)
ARPA-E gives UC Berkeley $4m for smart grid research (SF Biz Times)
Parolee gets life in prison for killing 2 in Berkeley in 2009 (Chronicle)
Two Berkeley labs put green materials to the test (Earth Techling)
LAST WORD READING Lucille Lang Day and Alison Luterman will read their poetry at 7 p.m. on Friday at Nefeli Caffe, 1854 Euclid Ave.. The event is part of the Last Word Reading Series, and includes an open reading. Lang Day was born in Oakland and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her recently released memoir, Married at Fourteen, has been praised as one of the great American memoirs. Alison Luterman is the author of two books, The Largest Possible Life, and See How We Almost Fly.
Benchmark: Wood-fired pizza comes to Kensington Formerly of Oliveto and Dopo, as well as Chez Panisse, a husband and wife team’s new restaurant brings wood-fired pizzas to Kensington.
Berkeley High’s Principal, Pasquale Scuderi, this afternoon sent an emailed letter to the BHS community in the wake of the tragedy that occurred in Newtown, CT, this morning. In it, he addresses how the school has dealt with communicating news of the mass shooting at an elementary school to BHS students, issues of security on campus, and shares guidelines on how to talk to our children about such a senseless and potentially traumatic incident.
The University of California released a statement Friday that it would cease use of a newly released logo following “a significant negative response by students, alumni and other members of our community.”
Last month Liza Lutzker noticed that in the space of a week, three out of her four neighborhood USPS mailboxes, all within walking distance of her Berkeley home, had disappeared.
The high tides on the San Francisco bay — part of the annual King tides phenomenon — also bring with them extraordinary low tides.
This is a partial list of recent crimes in Berkeley based on information from the Berkeley Police Department and the UC Berkeley Police Department. See also Local Crime News’ regularly published list of arrests of Berkeley residents. For other sources of information on crime in Berkeley see BPD’s CrimeView Community and Crimemapping.com.
New Caribbean joint Miss Ollie's opens in Oakland, Assemble going into BoilerHouse space in Richmond, and Paul Canales about to open Duende. Food news, in Bites.
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