Berkeley preservationists question senator’s ties to Post Office sale (La Jolla Light)
One injured in Berkeley apartment fire (CoCo Times)
Black ice blamed for pileup in Berkeley hills (CBS5)
Berkeley Rep’s ‘Troublemaker’ is a rock’em, sock’em riot (KQED)
UC Berkeley’s John Forte, researcher on stomach cells, has died at 77 (UCB)
The Rare Barrel, Berkeley, California’s first all-sour brewery (Serious Eats)
Review: ‘Troublemaker at Berkeley Rep (SFist)
Berkeley cartographer maps food issues, both local and global (KQED)
New restaurant Sliver, which has opened in Berkeley's old Sportivo space, offers pizzas plus a chance to help stop human trafficking.
New Berkeley restaurant Sliver opened its doors today on Center Street, proving that pizza joints never go out of fashion — as long as they prove their mettle, of course. The new spot comes hot on the heels of Kensington pizzeria Benchmark, which opened last summer, and will be followed by the arrival of Jules Thin Crust pizzeria in Rockridge in March, and a new flagship restaurant now to be called Build, that will focus on Roman-style pizza slated to open on Shattuck this year.
This is a partial list of recent crimes in Berkeley based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department, unless otherwise noted. See past crime blotters here. (Note to readers: We’re trying out a new format, and will be experimenting in the coming weeks to provide more information about crime in Berkeley, so please provide feedback in the comments section if you notice anything new or have ideas for more coverage.)
When Reverend Leslie White came to Berkeley at the end of 2009 to lead the St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, he did the natural thing for a newly arrived community leader: he spoke to colleagues, officials, neighbors to get a sense of “Berkeley culture, celebrations, whatever. I wanted to know what was going on ecumenically,” he said.
Troublemaker, or The Freakin Kick-A Adventures of Bradley Boatright, written by the young, talented Dan LeFranc (Sixty Miles to Silver Lake), is a fresh, funny, vibrant, original and ultimately sympathetic glimpse into the angst-filled world of tweeners. It’s a time when young boys feel constrained by their self-described “origin story,” real or imagined, and long to escape their limits into a world of action.
After Moriah VanVleet discovered soothing Rooibos Capetown tea, she set out to make a dessert with it. These delicious mango-filled cookies are the result.
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