The St. Mary’s College High School community is reeling from the accidental death Saturday of its assistant vice principal of student affairs.
It started with a “For Sale” sign, prominently displayed to traffic whizzing up and down Sacramento Street in South Berkeley. Next came a formidable black fence surrounding a relatively small pizza-slice of land smack in front of Spiral Gardens, a popular nonprofit community garden project at the corner of Sacramento and Oregon streets. The fence blocks the garden’s main entrance.
New York Times food writer and cookbook author Bittman says he wants to know if he's "interested in a life at a universities" before he gets too old to answer that question.
Demonstrators recently have taken to the streets of Berkeley to assert that #BlackLivesMatter. I have good news. Black and all other lives already matter to the people of Berkeley including the BPD. Here’s how I know.
With all her knowledge of working with artisanal food businesses, Susie Wyshak realized she was the perfect person to help others start their own. So she wrote the book.
On Sunday, hundreds of people swarmed through every nook and cranny, every cantilevered balcony and ramp, within the concrete hulk of the Berkeley Art Museum at 2626 Bancroft Way. They came to say goodbye to a building that has hosted innumerable highly regarded exhibitions over four decades, as well as art installations, fashionable events, and parties.
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By Elisse Gabriel
For the last 20 years, families have flocked to the Tilden Park Merry-Go-Round during its annual Christmas Fantasy. But this year, something is different. The Oyarzun family no longer holds the lease. The East Bay Regional Parks District awarded it to a new operator, Sycamore Concessions, run by Doreen and Steve Kwansnicki..
Two new lively mosaics — one in warm reds and yellows, the other in cool blues and greens — greet passers-by on either end of the Ashby border of Malcolm X Elementary School.
Update, May 6, 2015: According to the Alameda County coroner’s office, Apoorve Agarwal “was found to have very high levels of ethyl alcohol in his system and appeared to have lost his balance and fell down the brick staircase. The result of the fall caused a significant injury to his brain, which ultimately caused his death.” At the time of his death, Agarwal’s blood alcohol content was .31, which can be fatal. His cause of death was listed as contrecoup contusions of the brain due to blunt trauma to the head.
Three Concord teenagers alleged to have kidnapped and carjacked a couple on Grizzly Peak Boulevard on Thanksgiving Day have been charged with 11 felonies in connection with robberies in Oakland and Walnut Creek on Nov. 27.
Turkey and all the trimmings? Not necessarily. For many, Christmas day means Chinese food and a movie.
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