Author Archives: Berkeleyside Editors
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.
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On Friday Feb. 7, Cal junior Ted Agu collapsed and died while training with the Cal football team.
UC Berkeley held a memorial for Agu on Feb. 12.
In an Opinionator piece published on Berkeleyside, Cecil Brown, a visiting professor in the Department of English at UC Berkeley, writes of the young man he briefly got to know, and the place of African American students at the university. Agu displayed leadership qualities as well as a wonderful personality, he says, but … Continue reading »
Charles Fillmore, influential UC Berkeley linguist, dies (SF Chronicle)
Death in People’s Park (Berkeley Reporter)
Spanish Mediterranean in Berkeley has stately rooms (SF Chronicle)
Two relatives of Cal student with measles also infected (Contra Costa Times)
County proclaims people of African descent mental health awareness week (AC)
‘Shark Tank’ scouts talent at UC Berkeley 9 (ABC Local)
Berkeley Jazzschool earns conservatory accreditation (Coco Times)
Staircases to heaven (East Bay Express)
East Bay Bike Coalition becomes Bike East Bay (BEB)
Cal sexual assault victims file federal lawsuit (Mercury News)
UC Berkeley raises $3.13 billion from 281,00 donors (UCB News)
Berkeley Rep fills up its next Ground Floor (SF Gate)
Berkeley High launches Humans of Berkeley High (BHS Jacket)
Berkeley designer imagines a Silicon Valley village (California Magazine)
Berkeley High swim team poised to make a splash (BHS Jacket)
UC Berkeley’s Wikipedian in residence is a first (UCB)
UC Berkeley students looks to revolutionize gas mileage (ABC Local)
5 places worth driving to in Berkeley (Shattuck Auto)
UC Berkeley students file federal complaint over sexual assault (LA Times)
Chancellor issues update on sexual assault prevention, response (UCB News)
Free lab coats draw a crowd at Cal (UCB News)