Berkeley

USA Women's Water Polo Testing New Rules Against Australia In Berkeley

The USA Women’s National Team and Australia begin a three-game series at the University of California, Berkeley this Sunday at 4pm pt. The series …

University of California

Sex assault safety on Berkeley's Cal campus

- At college campuses across the country, students are headed back to school.<p>Experts with RAINN, a Washington D.C. based group that works to prevent …

College & University

Kelela enchants at Outside Lands

Kelela is the textbook example of critically acclaimed but commercially unfulfilled. Case in point: the crowd that she drew to her on Sunday. While …

Student Journalism

John Waters, my literary personal trainer

Some habits die hard, and as much as we would like to change them, there is some innate quality about them that makes them not only part of our daily …

Student Journalism

Hop Along presents elegant cacophony at the Great American Music Hall

My high school design teacher used to always tell us that for an art piece to be truly brilliant, something must be wrong about it. With art, …

Concerts

Berkeley man says police seized $10,000 in cash from him during gun arrest

A Berkeley man charged recently with three gun-related felonies says officers seized $10,000 in cash from him during his arrest outside his apartment …

Guns

On ‘Queen,’ Nicki Minaj explores her thing for goats

<b>Grade: 1.0/5.0</b>On “Chun-Li,” the lead single off of Nicki Minaj’s latest project, <i>Queen</i>, the rapper brags, “They need rappers like me,” which begs the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Defense stands tall on day 13 of Cal football's fall camp

It’s official: Redshirt junior safety Ashtyn Davis leads the secondary in interceptions since fall practices began.<p>At the expense of an up-and-down …

College Football

Small audience at ‘Comedy at Ashkenaz!’ didn’t stop comedians from getting big laughs

“Comedy at Ashkenaz!” isn’t a Kevin Hart comedy stadium tour, but it still delivers its jokes and entertains its audience. Every month, people from …

Comedy

New faces establish themselves nicely at Cal football’s fall camp

With just four years of eligibility under each student-athlete’s belt, it’s rare for a collegiate name to stick for more than a few years. After all, …

College Football

Local rapper Azure stays down to earth as he looks skyward

It’s impossible to put Justin Park into a box.Park, known better by his stage name Azure, is one of the latest rhyme-spitters to grow from the Bay …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Berkeley top U.S. public university in new ARWU rankings

New global rankings place UC Berkeley at the pinnacle of public universities on the U.S. and fifth overall in the world.<p>The 2018 Academic Rankings of …

College & University

Berkeley standby Brennan’s to close after 60 years of business

<b>Brennan’s</b>, the decades-old family-owned Berkeley hangout, will close on Sept. 15. Brennan’s is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.<p>The hofbrau-style joint joins a growing list of East Bay landmarks that have shuttered over the last few months — <b>Hs Lordship</b> closed after 50 years in July, and …

San Francisco

This log cabin in Albany is home to one of the East Bay's favorite breakfast spots

<i>Feast Your Eyes is a photo-driven introduction to an East Bay restaurant that’s been open for at least one year. We hope these stories will inspire</i> …

UC Berkeley

Berkeley Tool Lending Library

Part of the Berkeley Public Library, this tool library lets you check out a shovel along with your Shakespeare.<p>You won’t find any shushing librarians …

Libraries

Obvious reasons why going Greek is the only way to go

So, the start of the semester means the start of recruitment for the Greek sororities and fraternities. Some of you may be wary of joining Greek …

UC Berkeley

SWMRS drop energetic new song "Berkeley's On Fire," announce one-off show

SWMRS are back with a brand new song and music video. Plus, they announced the date for the third edition of Uncool Halloween.<p>It’s safe to say we’re …

Music Videos

Berkeley’s iconic Brennan’s restaurant closing after 60 years

It’s come time to hoist an Irish coffee and toast the Brennans.<p>The third generation of this East Bay restaurant family will close their legendary …

Siblings

Preseason football: Berkeley Prep passing game on point in weather-shortened win

TAMPA — Berkeley Prep did some strange things on offense Thursday night.<p>Instead of wheeling around to hand off, quarterback Josh Youngblood was …

Tampa Bay

A Fairytale Maybeck Craftsman Lists for $3.5 Million in Berkeley

Hear ye! Hear ye! A Bernard Maybeck home has stepped out of the pages of history and onto the MLS.<p>Built in 1907 by the architect famous for the …

Framing

Golden Bear Orientation leaders reportedly lose all 9,000 new students

Orientation kicked off this week to welcome almost 9,000 incoming students to UC Berkeley. The new Golden Bear Orientation, or GBO, enters its second …

UC Berkeley

The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley, weekend of Aug. 17-19

<b>BELL PLASTICS</b> OK. It’s not in Berkeley. I get it. But Tom Dalzell, master of all things Quirky Berkeley, has our hearts beating faster for this rare …

UC Berkeley

Area Student Earns Major Scholarship Honor from UC Berkeley

Congratulations to a new TAAP Scholar! Do you need help on your essays for scholarships or college admissions? The Write Direction can …

College & University

Big Screen Berkeley: 'The Captain'

It’s Germany in April 1945, only a few weeks before the war in Europe will come to an end. With the Third Reich disintegrating around them, its …

UC Berkeley

Top 5 places you need to see when visiting Shanghai

Shanghai is often referred to as the city where the East meets the West. The booming metropolis hosts individuals from all over the world, whether …

Student Journalism

There is dumpling you should know: Easy vegetarian dumpling recipe

Dumplings may seem very intricate, but even a mediocre “chef” like me can make these delicious dumplings! You have the option of steaming or …

Food & Dining

Game of Thorns: Week 2 of ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ highlights why everybody hates Chris

We start right where we left off, with the “Goose Gang,” a self-imposed title Nick, Jordan and Chris have given themselves, confronting Colton about …

Chris Harrison

Ghost Ship warehouse fire defendants’ plea deals ‘swept aside’

Two defendants in the Oakland Ghost Ship fire case will face a jury tomorrow morning, after an Alameda County judge rejected their plea deals at a …

Alameda County

Opinion: Towards a car-free North Berkeley BART

The North Berkeley BART station is slated for redevelopment. I believe that, with the right approach, this project can greatly benefit current and …

Urban Design

Cal women’s soccer kicks off season just outside top-25 rankings

While UC Berkeley students have been soaking up the last days of summer, embarking on final camping trips and beach visits, the Cal women’s soccer …

College Sports