Fellowship appoints Cal alumna to state legislature (Daily Cal)
Barn owls in our urban Bay Area (Golden Gate Birder)
UC Berkeley School of Journalism graduate passes away (Daily Cal)
Ex-BUSD Superintendent to join Alameda County Medical Center (GNW)
Lower Sproul redevelopment construction continues (Daily Cal)
Annie’s recalls frozen pizza because of possible metal fragments (Tribune)
Berkeley to honor disability rights activist Shira Leeder (Daily Cal)
Elmwood Victorian once a governor’s home (SF Chronicle)
Cal looks to rebound in Salt Lake City Thursday (Cal Bears)
Berkeley resident is editor by day, dancer by night (UC Berkeley NewsCenter)
NOODLES ON SHATTUCK A new noodle shop, Toss Noodle Bar, is coming to 2272 Shattuck Ave. Pin Toh, a Vietnamese and Thai restaurant, appears to have closed. According to reviews on Yelp, the shop was closed as of late December 2012. The state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) received an application in December for an on-sale beer and wine license, which is pending. [Hat tip: Downtown Berkeley Association] (more…)
If you’ve been keeping score at home, it should be obvious by now that yours truly isn’t much of a western enthusiast. Since I began writing for Berkeleyside three years ago, I’ve penned precisely one column about this most American of film genres – and that concerned a rather non-traditional example of the style.
Update, 9:10 p.m.: Les Blank was able to attend the City Council meeting and heard the proclamation that was made about him. He was accompanied by his son Harrod Blank and many friends showed up to support him. Berkeleyside’s Emilie Raguso was at the meeting and posted the photo below to Twitter and on our Facebook page (where there’s also video of Harrod Blank addressing the Council.)
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