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Cellist Maya Beiser. The Israeli musician performs in "Linked Verse," a fusion of sound and image that blends Japanese and Western styles of music.
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Giving Santa Claus and his reindeer a military fighter jet escort on Christmas Eve amounts to manipulative military marketing aimed at defenseless young minds, a Berkeley, Calif., child psychologist says.
The Berkeley City Council has voted to approve a redistricting plan that includes a district that will be comprised mostly of college students.
It's not often one has reason to quote the Wall Street Journal, pointing to it as evidence that what you are doing is having an effect.
Above, the shawerma is served with tahini sauce and a homemade bell pepper and eggplant spread and comes with a mixed green salad.
The public will again have an opportunity to explore the creative process and shop for original, handcrafted items during the 23rd Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios.
Remember the fate of the old brick downtown Berkeley train station that I wrote about in columns earlier this year? Despite a last-minute citizen effort in 1938 to have the block north of Shattuck Avenue and Center Street bought by the city for a public park, private interests prevailed and the station was sold and torn down.
At 6:08 p.m., three men -- one brandishing a gun -- approached three people at Shattuck Avenue and Woolsey Street and stole a bag, a camera, a cell phone and wallet, before driving away in a gold-colored SUV.
U.S. cities are increasingly divided between the rich and the poor, hampering residents' ability to move up the economic ladder, according to a study released on Wednesday.
Stress from having to keep a secret- one's sexual orientation, for example, or simply a forbidden word- can cause lapses in physical stamina, intellectual acuity, executive function and even email etiquette.
"Tornado," a video work by Francis Alys, is shown in this undated photo. The work is part of a solo exhibition of Alys at Tate Modern in London.
One of the paradoxes of the holiday season is that there are so few activities for the people the occasion was designed for -- little kids.
The Berkeley City Council unanimously supported an ordinance making 100% of all multi-unit housing smokefree at its Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 council meeting.
Temperatures in the East Bay are expected to dip well below 40 degrees over the next few nights.
In 1966, an attractive high school senior named Howie Gordon was elected president of his class at Taylor Allderdice High School in Pittsburgh.
BERKELEY, Calif.-Community groups and elected officials across the country are protesting as the cash-starved U.S. Postal Service shuts down and sells post offices in a bid to raise money and cut expenses.
Freeze Warning for Alameda County was issued at December 05 at 3:33AM PST