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  • Now Trending: Study suggests pop stars really do die younger than other people
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:51:05 GMT
    It turns out the old adage about living fast and dying young is true: Pop stars do perish younger than other people. A recent study conducted at the University of Sydney focused on more than 12,000 musicians who have died since 1950 toward the cause of learning whether pop icons actually do die younger than other people....
  • Cal football recruiting: 3.0 high school GPA mandatory for most incoming freshmen by 2017-18
    published on Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    One of the reason Jeff Tedford was able to catapult Cal back into national contention so quickly was his ability to use academic exemptions on certain recruits that would otherwise never have been able to make it into Berkeley. The policy worked for awhile and got us some big-time players....
  • Berkeley Residents Love Their Little Free Libraries
    published on Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    This library is the newest one the author has seen. It went up a couple of months ago on Walnut Street across from the tennis courts at Live Oak Park near Rose Street....
  • Berkeley, A Look Back: In Albany 75 years ago, U.S. ag research lab opens
    published on Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:36:08 GMT
    Seventy-five years ago on Oct. 27, 1939, dignitaries gathered to lay the cornerstone of the new agricultural Regional Research Laboratory in Albany. Located on a piece of property bought from the University of California, the federal building had been heralded as a research and jobs boon for the East Bay....
  • Police: Three Berkeley students robbed within less than 4 hours
    published on Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:49:19 GMT
    UC Berkeley police are warning students to be on guard after three students were robbed over the weekend within a four-hour span. All three robberies took place on campus Saturday evening, police said, and targeted male students; two suffered minor injuries in the attacks....
  • Golden Nuggets: Golden Bears Shine on Sunday Night Football
    published on Tue, 28 Oct 2014 23:30:18 GMT
    Sixteen years after she left Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C. as a blue-chip recruit, Candace Novoselnik is back at her alma mater coaching perhaps the next elite volleyball, basketball or track athlete. Novoselnik, the former Candace McNamee, played volleyball at Cal from 1998-2001....
  • Cal's graduation rates improve
    published on Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:12:58 GMT
    The Cal football and basketball teams, whose poor academic performances have come under scrutiny in recent years, made improvements according to the latest Graduation Success Rate scores, released by the NCAA on Tuesday. The football team made a seven-point gain to 51 percent and the men's basketball program climbed by eight points to 46 percent....
  • At the Buzzer: Keep your eye on the birdies
    published on Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:39:27 GMT
    It could be a photo finish in the North Coast Section Tournament of Champions Division I girls golf tournament on Nov. 3 at Tilden Park Golf Course in Berkeley. Diablo Foothill Athletic League superpowers Dougherty Valley and Dublin and East Bay Athletic League titans Monte Vista and Carondelet all figure as top contenders....
  • Cal basketball and football NCAA graduation rates...
    published on Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:04:49 GMT
    Michael Williams, right, attends a press conference announcing his new position as Interim Director of Athletics after the former Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour, at left, announced her change of position at California Memorial Stadium at the University of California, Berkeley on Friday, June 26, 2014. From 2004-07, graduation rates for Cal football and basketball continued to rank as some of the worst in the country, according to the NCAA's annual release of a school's Graduation Success Ra...
  • Next 25 Articles
    published on Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:02:41 GMT
    Liberal comedian and "Real Time" television host Bill Maher is facing some fire from within his own political ranks - from University of California-Berkeley students who said his views of Islam are "racist and bigoted" and that he shouldn't speak at the campus. Mr. Maher has made national headlines lately for his outspoken views of Islam, saying the religion fosters violence and that many in his own liberal camp have been turning a blind eye to the reality....
  • Berkeley students petition to drop Bill Maher from commencement
    published on Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:03:15 GMT
    Author and HBO host Bill Maher is scheduled to be the commencement speaker at University of California, Berkeley in December 2014. A petition on Change.org urges the school to cancel Maher's speech, calling Maher "a blatant bigot and racist."...
  • Cal football schedules series with...
    published on Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:05:40 GMT
    A general view of the California Golden Bears playing against the Washington Huskies at California Memorial Stadium on November 2, 2012 in Berkeley, California. California Memorial Stadium went through a 21-month $321 million renovation and reopened for the 2012 football season....
  • Tony Renda picked for Arizona Fall League all-star game
    published on Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:31:03 GMT
    Nationals infield prospect Tony Renda was picked to play in the Arizona Fall League all-star game, the lone Washington prospect/minor leaguer selected for the game. Renda, who along with the other Nationals players is on the Mesa Solar Sox, will play for the AFL East team in the Fall Stars Game to be held on Nov. 1, which will air at 8 p.m. on MLB Network....
  • Auburn to play Cal in 2019, 2020
    published on Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:15:14 GMT
    The SEC and Pac-12 will go head-to-head in future seasons, and this time it won't happen on a neutral field. On Monday, Cal announced a home-and-home series with Auburn that will send the Bears to the Plains of Alabama in 2019 and the Tigers to Berkeley, California, in 2020....
  • Build Berkeley Build
    published on Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:55:04 GMT
    As the 2014 political circus nears its grand finale, San Francisco magazine peers under the big top. Here, a series of insider stories about issues, candidates, and races both important and absurd....
  • Take a bite of Andy Samberg's burger at Umami Burger for charity
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book at SLS Las Vegas is serving Golden Globe-winning actor Andy Samberg's Samberger through Tuesday as a fundraiser for CEID in Berkeley, Calif. The Samberger features a beef patty topped with sport peppers, roasted tomatoes, chopped dill pickles, kombu relish, roasted garlic aioli, poppy seeds and yellow mustard on a bun....
  • Andy Samberg: His Samberger at Umami
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book at SLS Las Vegas is serving Golden Globe-winning actor Andy Samberg's Samberger through Tuesday as a fundraiser for CEID in Berkeley, Calif. The Samberger features a beef patty topped with sport peppers, roasted tomatoes, chopped dill pickles, kombu relish, roasted garlic aioli, poppy seeds and yellow mustard on a bun....
  • Freshman running back gives Ducks a boost
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:14:41 GMT
    Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota runs past California defensive end Jonathan Johnson during the second half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP Oregon running back Byron Marshall runs for a touchdown on a reception past California cornerback Cameron Walker during the second half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif....
  • UCLA vs. Colorado College Football: Live Updates and Chat
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:15:47 GMT
    File photo: Marcus Rios of the UCLA Bruins celebrates with teammates after he intercepted a pass against the California Golden Bears late in the fourth quarter at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Berkeley, Calif. The Bruins won the game 36-34....
  • Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg goes to bat in Berkeley soda tax effort
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday threw the full brunt of his anti-soda credentials -- and a slice of his financial might -- into the campaign for a Berkeley soda tax, announcing through a publicist that he will pitch an ad to run on television during the World Series. The TV ad shows AT&T Park packed to capacity, with a voice-over intoning that the number of obese and overweight Bay Area children could fill the stadium three times....