George Pimentel was at Cal for 40 years and was "full of the fire of Mars," says his widow, Jeanne. His pioneering work has been recognized by the American Chemical Society.
The dismissal ties up the latest case in a string of sexual misconduct controversies involving Cal faculty in recent years.
A teenager from Oakland has been charged with a felony after authorities connected him to two robberies near the UC Berkeley campus in May, police report.
This new juice bar and café is a neighborhood gem hidden within plain sight, serving fresh Mexican fare like fish tacos, mole and fried plantains.
A man wanted in Texas in connection with a kidnapping at gunpoint in 2015 was picked up Saturday in Berkeley by officers on DUI patrol, authorities report.