Two vie for Berkeley’s student district City Council seat (Daily Cal)
Students oppose Bill Maher as keynote speaker at Cal (Daily Cal)
Inside Berkeley’s not-so-secret society (Daily Cal)
‘Party People’ is a flawed, but riveting, look at 1960s civil rights movements (Mercury News)
Edward Snowden’s message on 50th anniversary of Free Speech movement (Daily Planet)
Levar Burton reads Adam Mansbach’s Go The F*** To Sleep (Vox)
U.S. energy secretary inaugurates Berkeley Lab research building (Daily Cal)
Your daily delivery of fresh East Bay food news.
A Berkeley High staffer was sent to the hospital Friday with a head injury sustained during what the school describes as a mob scene involving an estimated 500 students “participating in hazing and bullying behavior,” chanting and throwing objects, including glass bottles.
After many months of analysis, and about a decade in development, Caltrans has said the city can move ahead with plans for proposed double-roundabouts in the problematic I-80 and Gilman Street interchange in West Berkeley.
Michael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, contributed another $285,000 in support of the Yes on Measure D campaign in the last few days, bringing his total contribution to $370,000. More may be coming, according to Howard Wolfson, his senior aide.
The entertaining, creative and comical Harry Thaw Hates Everybody by Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage in Berkeley is based on a scandal that is still intriguing after more than 100 years.
By Tara Taylor/Bring Them Along
© Berkeleyside All Rights Reserved.