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Must-Try 12 Contemporary Indian Restaurants to Try in the SF Bay Area

Comprehensive coverage in Zagat Mar 15: Berkeley food rating leaders and a restaurant still going strong entering its 3rd 10 years there is no denying Ajanta’s quality or popularity. (more…)

Prescott, Ohanian: How the Golden State lost its luster

Mercurynews Mar 15: A recent UC Berkeley (archive) report estimates that over half of Ca. schools do not adequately repair their physical plants. (more…)

Former Sun-Times Editor Ralph Otwell dies; guided investigations

Lengthy story in Chicago Suntimes Mar 15: …from Central Casting to portray the dignified editor of a major metropolitan newspaper, you would pick Ralph Otwell,” stated former Sun-Times city editor Alan D. Mutter, now a teacher at the UC-Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. (more…)

What the Cal men’s basketball team would be doing if they weren’t playing basketball

Dailycal Mar 15: Or, maybe he’d emulate his performance on the court on campus, hanging out with his upperclassman squad and running the ship for organizations such as the ASUC just as well as the seniors in the organization,… (more…)

Skate Or DIY: Why Is It So Damn Hard To Build A Skate Park In Oakland?

Long article from Eastbayexpress Mar 15: Meanwhile, abundant other Bay Area cities have constructed a lot of parks, including Richmond, Berkeley, Alameda, San Leandro, Hayward, Union City, and Fremont. (more…)

Berkeley Rapper and Licks Co-Star Koran Streets Opens Up About His Journey To Hell And Back

Eastbayexpress Mar 15: ‘I’ve probably been through more than most.’… (more…)

Top Tickets: March 16-22

Diablomag Mar 15: Direct from the United Kingdom and making its West Coast debut, Britain’s acclaimed Filter Theatre retells The Bard’s comedy about twins separated by a shipwreck, at the Zellerbach Playhouse in Berkeley. (more…)

New campaign to reward restaurants for taking a stand on immigration, women’s rights

Mercurynews Mar 15: Last four weeks Berkeley restaurant Comal announced its regular “taco (illustration) bowl nights” on Mondays… (more…)

Cal men’s basketball’s NIT quest to become Nation’s 69th-best team

Dailycal Mar 14: Played in Madison Square Garden in the heart of Whole new New York City City, the “Mecca” of both basketball and journalism at the time, there was simply more opportunity for the NIT to shine. (more…)

Toy lending program’s too much of a hit for library to quit

Long article from Eastbaytimes Mar 14: The next 2 branches have not been decided, but the library wants equal geographical distribution throughout the city, stated Nina Lindsay, supervising librarian for programs, in an interview. (more…)

Breaking News


Berkeley (Block5)

Berkeley City Council may consider dropping Wells Fargo, again

Politics – Berkeleyside Mar 14: A Finance Department report on the agenda tonight says it is “necessary” for the city to continue banking with Wells Fargo for the next 3 years as staff consider other options, but suggests individual services that could be switched… (more…)

Fight to underground BART in Berkeley one of many tales told in new book

Berkeleyside Mar 14: In 1960, as transportation engineers laid out plans to build BART around the Bay, the Berkeley City Council passed a resolution calling for the line to be underground within city limits. (more…)

Kate Harrison to be sworn in Wednesday as new Berkeley City Council member

Berkeleyside Mar 14: That group donated $11, five hundred to Harrison’s campaign, according to city campaign finance records. (more…)

Teen from Berkeley killed in Oakland; memorial, fundraiser honor him

Berkeleyside Mar 14: The man has been identified by friends and family online as 18-year-old Sultan Bey, who was from Berkeley and previously attended Berkeley schools, though he was an Emeryville resident at the time of his death. (more…)


Berkeley (Block6)

UC Berkeley Student Reading 2013 – Story Hour in the Library

Youtube: Story Hour in the Library celebrates the writers in Berkeley campus community with an annual student reading. The event features…

Joe Jimenez, CEO of Novartis at Berkeley-Haas

Youtube: Joseph Jimenez, Haas MBA 84 and CEO of Novartis, spoke to the Berkeley-Haas community about leadership and the pharmaceutical industry in his Dean’s Speaker Ser…