Author Archives: Berkeleyside Editors
Two new electric vehicle chargers open at Whole Foods (Business Wire)
UC Berkeley School of Law to offer first interactive online course (Daily Cal)
Berkeley goes there with parking (East Bay Express)
Buddhist group gets permission to expand Sonoma press (Press-Democrat)
Tilden’s Nimitz Way leads to spectacular views (SF Chronicle)
EBMUD delays rationing decision until April 22 (Co Co Times)
2 new Cal projects help university’s influence spread further (Golden Blogs)
Post office workers to protest “privatization” of post office (Patch)
David Davalos’ ‘Wittenberg’ at Aurora: a magnet for big names (SF Chronicle)
Know where this is? Take a guess and let us know in the Comments.
Update, 5:45 p.m.: Here’s a clue — a new photo that shows the “context.” (Thanks Sandy!):
Update 04.10.14: OK, we have a winner for this week’s photo: susiefisch correctly identified these rocks as being on Webster Street. 2914 Webster to be exact. Congratulations, susiefisch, on being this week’s winner!
Photo: Sandy Friedland.
Foiled Berkeley tree sit-in (Berkeley Reporter)
Cal Day: Experience UC Berkeley and share your story (UCB)
Berkeley sues itself over council boundaries (BANG)
Booming restaurant scene boosts downtown Berkeley (SF Biz Times)
A Star Wars themed astronomy party at UC Berkeley (Space io9)
Campus community gears up to ‘take back the night’ (UCB)
Did the Fairmont buy the Claremont for $155 million? (Travel Weekly)
Eric Allman nominated to Internet Hall of Fame (Internet Hall of Fame)
Albatross Pub celebrates 50 years (Inside Bay Area)
What you never knew about Berkeley’s bagels (Eating Berkeley)
Berkeley High ranks 619th in “most challenging high schools” list (Washington Post)
Berkeley advances citywide LED streetlight upgrade (BACC)
Micro-anxieties of UC Berkeley students (Daily Clog)
Great dishes at Comal, Ippuku, others (SF Chronicle)
Calendar change may extend Thanksgiving for UC Berkeley (Daily Cal)
The purchasing power of a minimum wage income peaked way back in 1968, says Tony Thurmond — and he should know. Thurmond helped put himself through college by working the night shift flipping hamburgers at McDonald’s for minimum wage, something that wouldn’t work today.
In an Opinionator piece published on Berkeleyside, Thurmond, who is running for California State Assembly, District 15 (which includes Berkeley), argues that Richmond, Berkeley and Oakland should all raise the minimum wage and be the model for the rest of the state. … Continue reading »
Every week, Berkeleyside publishes dozens of articles about what’s going on in Berkeley. You’re busy — some of them might have passed you by. Here are five stories we think you’ll want to catch up on.
A powerful weather front brought thunder and lightning to Berkeley on Monday. Lightning splintered a massive redwood tree and gave a 31-year old a fright.
UC Berkeley senior Kevin Gong dies in a car accident (Daily Cal)
Berkeley professor, structural biologist Thomas Alber dies at 60 (UCB)
Modern ‘Swiss Family Robinson’ tree house in Berkeley (SF Chronicle)
15 free services you probably didn’t know UC Berkeley offered (Daily Clog)
Upping the female quotient: Berkeley edit-a-thon recruits and trains (California)
Former Berkeley planning chief gets San Francisco job (SF Gate)
Berkeley City Forum seeks to honor Indigenous Rights (City of Berkeley)
Protesters fume over campaign financing Supreme Court decision (Mercury News)
UC Berkeley hosts robot symposium (Boing Boing)
Berkeley slaying defendants could face death penalty (CoCo Times)
Bay Area bike share may expand to Berkeley (KQED)