Shaan Franchi, a 15-year-old student at Burlingame High School, is the founder and editor of www.goldenbearlair.com, a blog that gives daily updates about Cal athletics. The site reached a milestone this month when it recorded 1,000 visitors in a single day. Read More
Marla Bennett was studying at Jerusalem’s Hebrew University when a bomb exploded in the school’s cafeteria, killing her and six other people. More than nine years later, her parents still hope to receive compensation from the attack’s suspected backer, the Islamic Republic of Iran.
But since winning a $12,904,548 court ruling in 2007 against that nation and its intelligence service, Michael and Linda Bennett’s efforts to recover that money have been stifled by an unexpected foe. Read More
The San Francisco State University economics professor Sudip Chattopadhyay says that if states funded anti-smoking efforts at levels recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, they could save 14 to 20 times their investment — at least $6 billion for California alone. Read More
Authorities early Thursday morning cleared an encampment set up by Occupy protesters on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.Police in riot gear conducted a raid on the encampment around 3:30 a.m. Thursday, removing about 20 tents and arresting two protesters. Television footage showed a bulldozer moving into the area after the raid. Read More
An undergraduate student shot by campus police after brandishing a loaded gun at the University of California, Berkeley died at a hospital hours after the confrontation, a university spokesman said Wednesday. Read More
Although the University of California regents canceled a meeting scheduled to begin in Mission Bay this morning, thousands of students did not cancel their plans to protest. Read More
Anti-Wall Street activists began rebuilding their tent encampment on the steps of the University of California, Berkeley student plaza and cheered wildly when former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich implored them to take a moral stand against the very rich owning so much of America's wealth. Read More
A man armed with a gun was shot by police Tuesday afternoon at the UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, the university's police chief said. The shooting happened around 2:20 p.m. in a third-floor computer lab after officers responded to a report of a man with a weapon. Read More
A man has been has been shot by an officer at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, university police confirm.
Police also say it is an isolated incident and students are not in danger.
UC Berkeley spokesperson Dan Mogulof confirmed that a shooting had taken place in the Haas School of Business on the Cal campus Tuesday afternoon. Reports say the shooting happened inside the third-floor computer lab.
Students and faculty were evacuated from the building. Read More
Anti-Wall Street activists converged Tuesday on the University of California, Berkeley for a day of protests and another attempt to establish an Occupy Cal camp after a failed effort last week led to dozens of arrests.ReFund California, a coalition of student groups and university employee unions, called for a campus strike, and protesters planned a rally and march to protest banks and budget cuts to higher education. Read More