Berkeley to look at DUI policy’s fairness (SF Chronicle)
Cal coach says no excuse for shoving player (Associated Press)
6 things to have on your (student) Berkeley bucket list (Daily Cal)
The Oscars? Berkeley adjunct’s been there, won that (UCB)
A Cyclotron’s Long Journey Home (Berkeley Lab)
Campus unveils revised stadium financing plan (UCB)
Return of the Herring (Friends of Five Creeks)
Cal Olympian Petri to have cap retired (Cal Bears)
LINDGREN’S COFFEE & CAFE We tipped you off in September that a new coffee shop was coming to downtown Berkeley, and now it’s here (hat-tip to David Sanger for the alert). Lindgren’s Coffee and Café, which has opened at 2120 Dwight Way just off Shattuck, roasts its own coffee, and offers fresh pastries (baked in-house), sandwiches, beer and wine, as well as coffee of course. There’s also free wifi.
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Michael Pollan's new book, sourcing at Comal, Victory Burger toilets reviewed: our East Bay food news round-up.
German filmmaker Werner Herzog’s career can be neatly and conveniently divided into two distinct segments. Beginning with 1970’s Auch Zwerge haben klein angefangen (Even Dwarfs Started Small) and continuing through 2009’s Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, the iconoclastic director created a remarkable series of frequently brilliant (and never boring) character studies about obsessed loners and outsiders kicking against the pricks of both nature and society.
The menu offerings at Picán are described as “Southern Infused California Cuisine,” and that influence is present behind the bar as well, as Ms Barstool discovers.
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