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  • Cal football multi-year APR climbs from 938 to 941, 2013-14 APR dips to 946
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 00:07:36 GMT
    Sorry Cal fans, you're going to have to wait another season before you see the Cal football APR really rise from the bottom of the Pac-12. Cal's multiyear APR only climbed three points this season from 938 to 941, which is still last in the conference....
  • Around The Horn: O'Dowd nabs No. 1 softball seed
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 23:41:58 GMT
    The Bishop O'Dowd High School softball team earned the No. 1 seed in the North Coast Section Division III playoffs at the NCS at-large and seeding meeting on May 24. It had a first-round bye and will host the winner of the first-round game between No....
  • Study: Ethiopian Fossils Indicate New Forerunner of Humans
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 19:50:03 GMT
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  • Spring sports excellence
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 17:09:52 GMT
    Bottom photo, College Park High's David Phair won the 800 meters at the North Coast Section Tri-Valley Area track and field championships on May 23 at Amador Valley High in Pleasanton. Phair finished first in 1 minute, 55.84 seconds, just ahead of Campolindo's Niki Moore ....
  • Lil B blesses Jaylen Brown after cursing Kevin Durant and James Harden
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 02:46:17 GMT
    Lil B is a rapper from Berkeley who has built one impressive online following. At 25 years old he has already become one of the most popular rappers in the world and has kind of snuck up on the national conscience....
  • How Lil B and the 'Based God's Curse' took over the NBA Playoffs
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 20:59:14 GMT
    Forget the game's biggest stars, the wily veterans, the explosive off-the-bench-scorers. Not one of the so-called experts predicted this, but the NBA Playoffs ' biggest X-factor has been none of the above....
  • Avi Gupta: 'Ideas abound, but execution separates success from failure'
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 08:30:47 GMT
    Degree, school: Computer Science degrees, including Ph.D. from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor/ Master's from University of California, Berkeley; and Bachelor's from I.I.T. India. Almost anything outdoors - I love the sun! My top favorite activities include tennis, running, biking and traveling to new places, especially internationally....
  • Cal Women's Tennis's Klara Fabikova and Zsofi Susanyi in NCAA Doubles Final
    published on Mon, 25 May 2015 18:39:46 GMT
    Senior Zsofi Susanyi and junior Klara Fabikova will look to bring home more hardware by winning the NCAA women's doubles. - Cal Women's Tennis Facebook The Golden Bears pair are seeking the 6th NCAA women's doubles championship in school history today....
  • Lil B Says "Based God Curse" Is Now Upon James Harden For Not Crediting His Dance
    published on Mon, 25 May 2015 15:34:12 GMT
    "He's cursed for the rest of the playoffs and further notice until he speaks on what dance celebration he's doing and where it comes from," Lil B says. During a new interview with TMZ Sports , Berkeley, California rapper Lil B says that the "Based God Curse" is now officially upon Houston Rockets guard James Harden....
  • REWATCH: Ivan Rabb committing to Cal and winning state in Berkeley mini-documentary
    published on Mon, 25 May 2015 14:48:32 GMT
    It's the offseason. It's summer. Let's celebrate the moment that really might have turned Cal men's basketball around! "I lost track of time....
  • CGB Hall of Fame: (4) Mike MacDonald vs. (13) Devon Rodriguez
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 18:29:04 GMT
    The greatest American rugby player ever, Mike MacDonald, faces off against Devon Rodriguez, who helped save Cal Baseball from being cut entirely, in the last matchup of this weekend's CGB Hall of Fame slate. Mac is considered by most rugby fans to be the greatest American rugby player ever....
  • Zion Echols, ATH Commits to Cal Football
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 03:05:34 GMT
    And the football commit train rolls on . Zion Echols, an athlete out of Covina, CA has just made it official and committed to play his collegiate football in Berkeley for the Golden Bears....
  • a 5 things to avoid buying on Memorial Day weekend
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 22:04:21 GMT
    Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1HpqoG6 Stores play up their discounts on certain categories to get shoppers through their doors, but better bargains can often be found on other items, according to an analysis of historical data from Ben's Bargains , a deal and coupon site that was started in 2000 by a student at University of California, Berkeley. While Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the country's armed forces, the holiday weekend is also vi...
  • CGB Hall of Fame: (8) Kevin "Rope Coach" Parker vs. (9) Jerrott Willard
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 18:22:04 GMT
    Two Cal Football legends face off in the Saturday afternoon matchup of the CGB Hall of Fame: Rope Coach and one of the best linebackers the program has seen, Jerrott Willard. Rope Coach's community work goes a long way toward making our currrent Cal athletes better citizens, as Berkelium discovered in a recent Golden Nuggets ....
  • 5 Things to Avoid Buying on Memorial Day Weekend
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 03:18:10 GMT
    Stores play up their discounts on certain categories to get shoppers through their doors, but better bargains can often be found on other items, according to an analysis of historical data from Ben's Bargains, a deal and coupon site that was started in 2000 by a student at University of California, Berkeley. While Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the country's armed forces, the holiday weekend is also viewed by many as the unofficial start of summer....
  • Edward Pratt: A student who started college at 14
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 23:08:30 GMT
    Advocate photo by APRIL BUFFINGTON -- Polite Stewart Jr., left, physics major and Southern University's youngest 2012 graduate, is congratulated by Ella Kelley, middle, and Southern University Chancellor James Llorens during the fall commencement ceremony Friday. Polite Stewart Jr. and I had a big laugh the other day after I said to him, "So I take it from what you're saying, you've been goofing off for the past three years....
  • Serena Williams to play at Bank of the West tennis
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 15:08:14 GMT
    Serena Williams, the world's No. 1-ranked tennis player, has committed to defend her title at the Bank of the West Classic at Stanford Aug. 3-9....
  • Local sports digest: Manchester United, Earthquakes to meet in Berkeley
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 05:08:07 GMT
    Cal's Memorial Stadium will play host to the Manchester United-Earthquakes game July 21, giving the Bay Area three major soccer games this summer, the clubs announced Thursday. Promoters of the International Champions Cup tournament placed the game in Berkeley after their first two Bay Area events sold out within two weeks....
  • Penn State athletic director says Paterno legacy will be honored
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 04:59:58 GMT
    After being at the helm of Penn State University's athletic department for less than a year, Sandy Barbour says, "every week, every day, every month" she learns more about what she sees as the overwhelmingly positive impact of football coach Joe Paterno. "To me, Coach Paterno brought a ....
  • Manchester United-San Jose match to be played in Berkeley
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 02:28:06 GMT
    Manchester United-San Jose match to be played in Berkeley Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Hl9Sad BERKELEY, Calif. - Manchester United's exhibition game against Major League Soccer's San Jose Earthquakes on July 21 will be played at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium....