55 min ago
Contra Costa Times
Teen shot in North Oakland two weeks ago pronounced dead Friday
Isaac Johnson, a junior at Berkeley High School, had been on life support since the May 11 shooting, and was pronounced dead about 2:30 p.m. Friday, said his aunt Kaye Hudson of Berkeley.
4 hrs ago
Hot steel, cool ukulele & warm aloha in Northern California
Tomorrow night Berkeley-born Patrick Landeza will find out if he is the first musician living and working outside the islands to win a coveted Na Hoku Hanohano Award, the Hawaiian music industry's top honor.
Fri May 24, 2013
Berkeley Daily Planet
Berkeley is Burned Up About the Big Tree Brouhaha
The East Bay hills don't need to wait for the next fire storm. There's one raging right now over a plan to clear thousands of trees-estimates range from 22,000 to 85,00, depending on who you ask-from Berkeley's Strawberry and Claremont Canyons and parts of the Oakland hills.
From migrant worker to neurosurgeon
Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa entered the United States by literally hopping over a fence.
Talmud in one hour? Yes, it can be done
In the time it takes to cook a baked potato, one Bay Area rabbi can teach students how to identify all 24 books of the Bible and its ancient commentaries.
Newest Moishe House in S.F. is up and running
After more than 12 months of planning, San Francisco's third Moishe House opened in Cow Hollow earlier this year.
How to build a circular patio
A patio of squares and rounds Colored stones, surrounded by pavers of stained concrete, create the illusion of a stream bubbling through the center of this 12-foot patio in Berkeley.
Thu May 23, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Chez Panisse to reopen with $2,500 dinner
One of the Bay Area's most famous restaurants is set to reopen June 21, nearly four months after a fire destroyed parts of the building.
NBC Bay Area
Feds May Clear-Cut 82,000 Trees Near UC Berkeley
The federal government may chop down some 82,000 trees near Berkeley's Strawberry Canyon and in Claremont Canyon in the hills near North Oakland, according to reports.
Contra Costa Times
Berkeley names new schools chief after difficult search
The school board Wednesday night named Donald Evans as the new superintendent to oversee the district after a tumultuous search that took over a year.
UC Berkeley law student in Vegas exotic bird death takes plea
A University of California, Berkeley, law school graduate has taken a plea deal in the beheading of an exotic bird last October at a Las Vegas Strip resort Prosecutor Frank Coumou said Thursday that 26-year-old Hazhir Kargaran appeared in court Wednesday and was sentenced to two days in the Clark County jail, a one-year suspended sentence, a $1,000 ... (more)
Contra Costa Times
Graduate exhibition at Berkeley Art Museum features six artists
An exhibit at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archives spins an ancient-but-technologically astute portrait of expression from six graduates of the UC Berkeley Master of Fine Arts program.
KESQ-TV Palm Desert
Gov. Brown continues climate change crusade
Gov. Jerry Brown is set to continue his climate change charge, joining scientists releasing a 20-page call to action on environmental problems including pollution, extinctions and population growth.
Red Cross Bay Area names new CEO
Cloutier will leave his position as program director for public policy, community health and civic engagement at the San Francisco Foundation, where he served for two years.
Las Vegas Herald
Third person charged in death of bird at Flamingos Wildlife Habitat
Clark County prosecutors have charged a third University of California, Berkeley law student in connection with the October beheading of an exotic bird on the Strip.
iHeartRadio Live: John Fogerty
John Cameron Fogerty achieved fame as the lead singer/songwriter and guitarist in Creedence Clearwater Revival and has since gone on to a chart-topping solo career.
Berkeley ice cream battle
BERKELEYSIDE: The owners a popular Telegraph Avenue ice cream shop have asked Berkeley officials to revoke the permit for a new ice cream take-out window proposed to open right across the street, at Rasputin Music.
Wed May 22, 2013
San Francisco Magazine
Hosts a Free Release Party and Reading
For our June issue, we asked fifteen of the Bay Area's best writers to do something a little different.
510 Openings and Expansions: Easy Creole, Chez Panisse, Toast, and Keren Cafe
As previously mentioned on tablehopper , pop-up alumni Grant Gooding, Jess McCarter, and Jeron Thomson were opening ~EASY CREOLE~ in Berkeley, and now it's open.