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47 min ago | Wall Street Journal
The Kronos Quartet performs a 40-minute sight-and-sound work called 'Beyond Zero: 1914-1918' to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. As a highlight of the Kronos Quartet's 40th-anniversary celebration-which also includes a five-CD boxed set, "Kronos Explorer Series" -MatA as Tarnopolsky, director of the Cal Performances at ... (more)
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5 hrs ago | Patch.com
A fire that destroyed a West Berkeley warehouse complex on Saturday night does not appear to have been intentionally set based on the investigation thus far, a deputy fire chief said today.
7 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser
LOS ANGELES>> During its heyday in the 1940s, the Forbidden City in San Francisco billed itself as "the world's most famous Chinese nightclub."
11 hrs ago | Media Matters for America
Over the past year, broadcast evening news programs on ABC, CBS, and NBC failed to mention the role of reduced taxes on the wealthy as a cause of inequality, despite the fact that economists view taxes as a primary driver of income gaps.
15 hrs ago | CBS News
As the child of an alcoholic father, Robert Dudley long wondered what caused the destructive allure of alcohol.
Ohio State University researchers have developed a way to predict the resistance or susceptibility of trees to sudden oak death disease, providing forest managers with the first effective method to manage trees in infested natural areas and in adjoining areas where the disease is expected in the future.
April 15th is right around the corner and there are still a lot of people scrambling to get their taxes finished and in the mail.
A court appearance was postponed Monday in Nevada for a University of California, Berkeley, law school graduate completing prison boot camp for beheading an exotic bird during a drunken chase at a Las Vegas Strip resort.
The huge fire that ripped through a building on Second Street in West Berkeley on Saturday night not only affected well-known businesses like Import Tile and The Wooden Duck, but destroyed the livelihood of more than 20 artisans.
The same police officer who heroically helped save kidnapping victim Jaycee Lee Dugard from her 18-year captivity is now fighting in court for the right to carry a concealed weapon, accusing her former University of California -Berkeley employer of disregarding state law and denying the permit.
The convention is set to run from April 24 through April 26 at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center in Stevens Point.
The Albany Bulb, a former landfill situated on a fist-shaped peninsula that juts into the San Francisco Bay, is a lot of things to a lot of people.
The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom will host a discussion on nuclear radiation during a meeting at 7 p.m. April 24 at the Center for Spiritual Living, 1818 Felt St. The featured speaker will be Kai Vetter, co-founder of Kelp Watch and professor in residence at the Department of Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley.
Cal Softball game will take place in Berkeley while the Cal Baseball game is at Tempe.
Burned in the blaze near the Eastshore Highway were Joshua Tree Furniture, a woodworking shop and furniture store, and rear storage facilities for Import Tile and The Wooden Duck.
Firefighters are at the scene of a huge fire that ripped through a number of businesses in Berkeley Saturday night.