The San Francisco Main Library is currently displaying portions of “Celebrating Mexico: The Grito de Dolores and the Mexican Revolution,” a joint exhibition between UC Berkeley and Stanford University commemorating the centennial of the Mexican Revolution and the bicentennial of the War of Independence from Spain, two of Mexican history’s most important events.
The physical layout of the current showing enhances it in a number of ways. Read More
Even as California State University and University of California tuitions continue increasing, Cañada College in Redwood City is launching a program this fall designed to make acquiring a degree cheap and easy for working adults. Read More
Most bans in San Francisco are enacted by the Board of Supervisors, but come November, it sounds like voters will have the opportunity to jump on the ban wagon by deciding whether to ban male circumcision. Read More
Jessica Greenwalt, a Berkeley-based graphic designer, launched her own freelance business full-time in January 2010 despite the recession. A year later, she manages eight contractors and boasts clients including UC Berkeley and Behr Paints. Read More
Local authors will hold a fundraiser in San Francisco tonight in support of three University of California at Berkeley graduates captured last year in Iran, two of whom remain imprisoned there.The event will raise money to support the return of Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, who have been held by Iranian authorities since July 31, 2009.Bauer's fiancee, Sarah Shourd, was released in September due to health problems. Read More
San Francisco high school students, many of whom suffer from learning disabilities, will hunt for newspapers and clothing Monday, and maybe they'll find ambition to pursue higher education, too.
Teachers at Gateway High School in San Francisco are taking their incoming freshman class to University of California at Berkeley for the school's fifth annual scavenger hunt and meet and greet on Monday. Read More
Some see the criminal justice system as all cops and robbers, but not Police Commission member David Onek, who explores the issue of public safety in the hallowed halls of learning at UC Berkeley.
Onek has put together several interviews with influential criminal justice leaders that you can download here and listen to with your morning cup of coffee. Read More
Four tree-sitters who had been living in a tall redwood tree near the University of California, Berkeley's football stadium pleaded not guilty Thursday to misdemeanor counts of contempt of court for violating a court order and lodging illegally. Read More
Ending an epic battle over the fate of a grove of trees near the University of California, Berkeley's football stadium, four tree-sitters have descended from their perch atop a redwood tree.
The last two tree-sitters came down from the redwood shortly before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. All four were handcuffed and led away by police. Read More
A state appeals court in San Francisco turned down an appeal by two citizens' groups for a stay of a lower court ruling allowing the University of California, Berkeley to build a new sports training center next to the university's football stadium. Read More