Author Archives: Berkeleyside Editors
Berkeley hosting one-stop emergency readiness event (Mercury News)
Proposed BART car on display April 29 (CoCo Times)
Michael Pollan at Mrs Dalloway’s for World Book Night (Mercury News)
Death penalty sought in Alaysha Carradine case (SFGate)
Berkeley-based city guide start-up, WayScout, gets attention (Rackspace)
AALL selects Berkeley law professor as 2014 Gallagher Award winner (AALL)
Cal professor Emeritus Robert Harlan dies at 84 (Daily Cal)
Berkeley Playhouse names new producing director (Berkeley Playhouse)
Nancy Pelosi to deliver commencement address at UC Berkeley (UCB)
Congresswomen lend support to Cal sexual assault victims (ABC Local)
UC Berkeley students vie for Obama’s keynote attention (BANG)
Berkeley Food Collective looks for spot on Lower Sproul Plaza (Daily Clog)
In ‘Tribes,’ deaf man works to make voice heard (SFGate)
A look back: Call to expand Willard School campus in 1939 (Mercury News)
$100 million hotel project could transform Berkeley skyline (SF Biz Times)
The cloud content management company Box was founded in Berkeley in 2005, but quickly moved to Palo Alto to attract senior talent. It is about to go public in a $1 billion IPO.
In an Opinionator piece published on Berkeleyside, David McIntosh, a UC Berkeley graduate and the founder of Redux, a Berkeley-based software company that pulls together shareable online videos, laments (somewhat) the big fish that got away.
But a lot has changed in Berkeley in nine years. … Continue reading »
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Berkeley mayor clarifies position on Post Office sale (Mercury News)
UC Berkeley professor Robert Coleman dies at 59 (Daily Cal)
Eight UC Berkeley faculty receive Guggenheim awards (UCB News)
Crime in progress on Telegraph Avenue (Berkeley Reporter)
Op-Ed: Steele should be a good fit at UC Berkeley (Daily Cal)
5,000 Easter eggs will be hidden around Memorial Glade (Daily Clog)
Photo flash: First look at Berkeley Rep’s ‘Tribes’ (Broadway World)
Cuonzo Martin named Cal’s men’s basketball coach (Cal Bears)
NY soda tax advocate’s advice for SF and Berkeley (Beyond Chron)
Doctor who met clients at Starbucks indicted (SFGate)
Programs offer hope for dwindling frog population (SF Chronicle)
Hindu studies launched at Graduate Theological Union (Hindupad)
Famous Berkeley criminal cases (Daily Clog)
Former cop suing Cal over denial of concealed gun permit (Fox News Insider)
Prince of posters David Lance Goines keeps his hand in (SF Chronicle)
Artist Judith Belzer among 187 Guggenheim award recipients (Gallerist)
What’s with the big yellow ribbons on the UC Berkeley campus? (Daily Cal)
Aurora Theatre extends ‘The Letters’ through June 1 (Aurora)
Acclaimed ‘Tribes’ gets regional premiere at Berkeley Rep (Mercury News)
It’s time to reach some important conclusions in Nosh-land. We want to know where you go to eat what you consider to be the best burger in the East Bay.
It’s not like we’re not spoilt for choice: when Berkeleysider Ira Serkes recently turned to his friends on Facebook to ask them where he should go for a burger, he was inundated with suggestions. Some of those recommendations included Café Rouge, Eureka, Smokehouse, Zut!, Al’s, Sidebar, TrueBurger, Fat Apples, In ‘n Out, Bongo Burger, Yoshi’s, Christopher’s, Chop Bar, the Paragon, The Station, Gather and Rudy’s Can’t Fail Café. … Continue reading »
This breaking news story was updated as more information became available. Watch this feed on Twitter — no account needed — for live updates. Frances Dinkelspiel, of Berkeleyside, reported from the scene. Scroll down for a video of the fire taken by freeway travelers. We posted an update Sunday, April 13, shortly before noon.
Update, April 13, 12:10 p.m.: The Wooden Duck reports via Facebook that it will be closed Sunday but “hopefully reopening tomorrow. Our San Rafael store will be open 12-5. Thanks again for all your thoughts and prayers as we push through this rough road. We will release more information about our reopening as soon as possible.”
Update, April 13, 12:33 a.m.: The Wooden Duck reports that it was not destroyed in Saturday night’s 5-alarm fire, as some media have reported, although Joshua Tree Furniture was destroyed, as well as a warehouse for Import Tile. No injuries were reported. The Wooden Duck posted the following message on Berkeleyside.
The fire that we experienced tonight was in our BACK WAREHOUSE not in the store and factory buildings. The store building was untouched and we’re not sure if the factory building sustained damaged from fire or water as we couldn’t go into it tonight. … Continue reading »
Berkeleyside’s investigative piece on the contentious issue of fraudulent enrollment in Berkeley’s public schools got people talking.
After a violent attack on a Police officer … Continue reading »