Author Archives: Berkeleyside Editors
Berkeley Food Pantry feels bite from food stamp cutback (Oakland Tribune)
Inmate-run newspaper seeks to expand with help from Cal students (Daily Cal)
Berkeley to open rebuilt $7.5m West Branch Library (Oakland Tribune)
Two burglaries at UC Berkeley’s Clark Kerr campus (Patch)
Gerding Edlen breaks ground on first Berkeley project (SF Biz Times)
In ‘At Berkeley’ documentarian Frederick Wiseman goes to college (Boston Globe)
Peter Schrag: Has UC Berkeley mortgaged itself to football? (Sac Bee)
CLU appoints dean for Berkeley seminary (Californian Lutheran University)
Agender teen set on fire to head back to school (NBC Bay Area)
‘At Berkeley’ documentary takes uneven look at campus crisis (Daily Cal)
Aimee Le Duc is new director of Berkeley Art Center (BAC)
Zach Kline set to transfer from Cal (SFGate/Cal Bears Blog)
Review: Berkeley Rep hosts magical ‘Tristan and Yseult’ (Mercury News)
Shotaro Kamio opens Iyasare on Berkeley’s Fourth Street (Inside Scoop SF)
Catching up with Cal gymnastics (Cal Bears)
AC Transit bus burn victim home for the holidays (CBS Local)
Berkeleyside has an erratic tradition of alphabetizing our thanks each year. More than 26 things struck us this year, but, within the constraints of an A to Z, here’s Berkeleyside’s Thanksgiving alphabet. Let us know what you’re thankful for in the Comments. And Happy Thanksgiving! See you back here Monday morning.
A Ambassadors: The Downtown Berkeley Association’s Hospitality Ambassadors are a key element in the continuing improvement of downtown.
B Beer and wine: The opening of Sierra Nevada’s Torpedo Room caps a year when Berkeley’s provision of both good beer and wine has been growing apace. West Berkeley’s Drinks District is becoming a real force.
C CalJulia: Several Berkeley neighborhoods are in the process of regeneration, but perhaps the most encouraging work is occurring in the Sacramento Street corridor, led in part by the CalJulia neighborhood group. … Continue reading »
Local businesses are hoping residents will spend their dollars at small stores in Berkeley. Why not think about visiting Solano Avenue, the Elmwood, Telegraph Avenue, the Lorin District, downtown Berkeley or Fourth Street before heading to Walnut Creek or Emeryville.
The Downtown Berkeley Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration is on Friday, Dec. 6 5:30-6:30pm at BART Plaza and includes family-friendly festivities, fresh baked goods from Paris Baguette, Almare Gelato’s famous hot chocolate, a visit from Santa Claus, and live holiday music by Berkeley Community Chamber Singers. All of which should get you in the mood for some heart-of-the-city shopping.
Many Berkeley businesses will participate in Small Business Saturday with its motto “Shop Small and Local.” The idea is to entice shoppers to purchase unique and unusual holiday gifts offered in locally owned stores rather than buy mass-produced goods offered by big-box and department stores. … Continue reading »
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P.S. We’re getting low on Where in Berkeley photos! Snap some on your travels and send them our way to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
Update, 8:20pm: J. Farr got it! What you see here are the three remaining pieces of wood from a long-removed tree that grew around the overhead wires on Peralta Street close to the corner of Gilman. Congratulations, J. Farr, on being this week’s winner!
Educating a maker: the Berkeley perspective (Forbes)
Gratitude or guilt? People spend more when they ‘pay it forward’ (UCB)
President Obama interrupted by former Cal student during speech in SF (Daily Cal)
Berkeley stage company strives for gender equality in its presentations (BANG)
Racial achievement gap persists in Berkeley public schools (Daily Cal)
Bleecker Bistro now open in Berkeley (Tablehopper)
Bretan on a roll at inaugural Berkeley Half (Competitor)
Berkeley recovering from last week’s windstorm (Daily Cal)
Rangoon Super Stars brings Burmese to Berkeley (Mercury News)
UC Press to sell building, move to Oakland (Daily Cal)
Public meeting being held re. Berkeley Lab Richmond Bay campus (UCB)
Iyasare having its soft opening tonight on Fourth Street (Tablehopper)
When death comes: the extraordinary tale of two Berkeley entrepreneurs (Poets and Quants)
New partnership adds to UC Berkeley’s diversity-outreach efforts (UCB)
Rhodes scholarships: 3 to Stanford, 1 to Cal and an explanation why (Mercury News)
UC Berkeley employees fall victim to phishing attacks (Daily Cal)
Berkeley Symphony announces 2013-14 under-construction composers (Stark Insider)
Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday Nov. 26 (Spare the Air)