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1st Vice-Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion reflects on time in position (Daily Cal)
Berkeley downtown measure loses in a landslide (CoCo Times)
Success of Berkeley soda tax builds hope for national movement (Mercury News)
A Look Back: UC Berkeley professor awarded Nobel Prize (CoCo Times)
Cal to tighten academic standards for athletes (SF Chronicle)
Woolley House damaged during preparations for move (Daily Planet)
UC plans a tuition increase of up to 5% a year until 2019 (SF Business Times)
12 recipes from Chez Panisse chef Cal Peternell (Eat Drink Film)
Why do rankings for Stanford, UC Berkeley differ? (SFGate)
UCPD issue security alert about alleged sexual abuse (Mercury News)
The city of Berkeley has gotten a temporary restraining order blocking the sale of the city’s main post office on Allston Way.
A ramen renaissance is upon us! But not every bowl of noodles in fatty broth passes muster. Here's our pick of six good spots to try.
Tony Thurmond, a former Richmond city councilman, is driving up to Sacramento today to start his orientation as one of the state’s newest Assemblymen.
While neuroscientists are busy trying to unravel the mysterious ties between music and memory, the women in True Life Trio are conducting their own investigation. A spin off of Kitka, TLT has expanded on that innovative all-women vocal ensemble’s powerfully evocative repertoire of traditional Eastern European and Balkan songs with finely crafted arrangements of Cajun, Appalachian and even Mexican standards. Singing gorgeous three-part harmonies, Leslie Bonnett (voice, fiddle, percussion), Briget Boyle (voice, guitar, percussion) and Juliana Graffagna (voice, bass, percussion) weave together disparate cultural currents to create an improvisation-laced sound that’s raucous, soulful and achingly beautiful.
In response to unruly behavior on the Berkeley High campus Oct. 24, and the current absence of top leadership at the school, Berkeley Unified School District Superintendent Donald Evans has asked the school’s former principal to take a more active role in the day-to-day running of the school, and has committed to having a new principal in place by July 1, 2015.