Author Archives: Berkeleyside Editors
City Council denies appeal to stop UC Berkeley development project (Albany Patch)
Refreshingly fishy: Bonita Fish Market in Berkeley (Edible East Bay)
East Bay Summer Camp Guide 2014 (510 Families)
Berkeley slaying victim was once “Noteman” suspect (SF Chronicle)
Nation’s largest student co-op may change after drug overdose suit (HuffPo)
Federal watchdog criticizes post office broker’s dual role (CoCo Times)
The city of Berkeley has brought back its popular “free dumpster” program to turn a neighborhood desire for free garbage hauling into a passion for disaster preparedness activities.
To increase community participation in disaster planning and public safety, neighborhoods that regularly collaborate with the city’s emergency planning programs will be eligible to reserve a 16-cubic-yard dumpster without a fee. … Continue reading »
Soul powerhouse Rhonda Benin plays Bay Area (SF Chronicle)
Memorial service set for Berkeley firefighter killed in accident (Mercury News)
Drought affecting breeding of newts at UC Botanical Garden (ABC Local)
Berkeley elected officials ponder asking for a raise (CoCo Times)
Protests planned for Whole Foods Oakland, Berkeley (Mercury News)
A guided walking tour of North Berkeley with Quirky Berkeley (Berkeley Reporter)
Gay priest ousted by conservative bishop (East Bay Express)
Berkeley announces measures on water conservation (Daily Cal)
Berkeley Rep season announcement (SF Chronicle)
Local 123 has started roasting its own coffee (Sprudge)
Gift to UC Berkeley establishes the Hellman Graduate Awards program (UCB)
UC Berkeley ranks 6th in “Most reputable” college rankings (Forbes)
The life of Anthony Frank Nunes, 54, a Berkeley firefighter who died in an off-duty accident on Feb. 23, will be celebrated on Sunday March 9.
Nunes, who would have celebrated his 28th year with the Berkeley Fire Department last month, was killed on Sunday Feb. 23 after the tractor he was driving on his family property in Martinez overturned and rolled down a steep hill.
Berkeley Fire Chief Gil Dong described Nunes as having a personality that would always light up a … Continue reading »
The fact that it has finally started raining doesn’t alter the hard truth that California’s water situation is dire.
Berkeley is well-placed to take advantage of many local resources to conserve water. In an Opinionator piece published on Berkeleyside, Anya Kamenskaya, Ingrid Severson and Linda Hunter provide a host of tips on how to do your part to address the state’s ongoing drought.
Share tips of your own and join the conversation by leaving a comment on the Opinionator piece.
Know where this is? Take a guess and let us know in the Comments.
03.06.14: OK, More than 24 hours have passed and nobody is even close! Here’s a photo with more context — a big clue!
Photos: Sandy Friedland.
Cal Christian sorority outs two members who fell in love (Daily Cal)
Alameda County, BART celebrate Lunar New Year, Year of the Horse (AC)
Four Cal students arrested in protest against Keystone Pipeline (Daily Cal)
Bob Melvin thinks, therefore he manages well (SF Gate)
Berkeley bard from ’60s became a trucker poet (California magazine)
Berkeley DUI suspect crashes car into El Cerrito businesses (CC Times)
Cal welcomes Utah to Berkeley for Wednesday Matchup (Cal Bears)
Prominent Bay Area bridge designer and structural engineer Mark Ketchum died on Feb. 24, 2014, at the age of 60 after a year-long battle with cancer. Ketchum, a long-time Berkeley resident, was the designer of many notable projects, including the new Carquinez Bridge and the Berkeley Pedestrian Overcrossing over Interstate 80.
Read his full obituary, published on Berkeleyside today.
Feel free to share your messages of condolence and/or memories of Mark Ketchum in the comments on the obituary.
Berkeleyside … Continue reading »