BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Big change is coming to the lives of the lesbian couple at the center of the fight for same-sex marriage in California no matter how the Supreme Court decides their case.After 13 years of raising four boys together, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier are about to be empty nesters. Their youngest two children, 18-year-old twins, will graduate from high school in June and head off to college a couple of months later. Read More
BERKELEY — Allen Crabbe has joined an exclusive Cal club that seems to be growing every March.
The junior guard won Pac-12 Conference Player of the Year on Monday after leading the league in scoring. He is the seventh Cal player and third in the last four years to win the conference’s most prestigious award, joining Jason Kidd (1994), Shareef Abdur-Rahim (1996), Ed Gray (1997), Sean Lampley (2001), Jerome Randle (2010) and Jorge Gutierrez (2012). Read More
The case against two 21-year-old men who were accused of assaulting an older man with a bike lock at a Geary Boulevard bus stop has been discharged pending further investigation, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Samuel Broaddus of San Francisco and Raymond Sullivan of Berkeley were arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the 2:30 a.m. Monday attack at the Fillmore Street bus stop. Read More
The climb to the NCAA Tournament is steeper for the Cal men’s basketball team in the wake of its 74-64 loss to No. 16 Creighton on Saturday.
The Bears finished second in the Pac-12 Conference at 13-5 last season, but they didn’t pick up a single win against a ranked opponent. As a result, Cal was assigned to the tournament’s First Four round when the selection committee drew up its brackets. Read More
BERKELEY — A dejected Allen Crabbe sat in front of the room and tried to explain how the Cal men’s basketball team let a golden opportunity slip away against UNLV in the final seconds.
“It was a perfect day to show what we can do,” he said softly, “and it came down to one play. We just made a defensive play ... we were right there.” Read More
BERKELEY — It’s been a while since C.J. Anderson has seen a Cal spring football game — eight years to be precise. But come Saturday, that drought will end.But the running back won’t be that mere spectator of seasons passed. He’ll be suiting up. Read More
The Cal women’s basketball team is certainly familiar with facing top-notch competition, having played the nation’s No. 2 team, Stanford, three times this season.
So with the top seed in the Raleigh Regional, Notre Dame (31-3), up next for the Bears (25-9) in the NCAA Tournament today, Cal isn’t pushing the panic button.
“I think we are definitely ready for the challenge, and them being a No. 1 team does not mean much for us right now,” Cal junior guard Eliza Pierre said. Read More
BERKELEY — Twenty-four wins sure doesn’t buy a Pac-12 Conference basketball team what it used to. Despite finishing second in the conference with a 13-5 record (24-9 overall), Cal was relegated to the NCAA Tournament’s recently added play-in round when brackets were unveiled Sunday. Read More
Quarterbacks were the first subject as Cal coach Jeff Tedford had a media teleconference call Monday.
Danville quarterback Zach Kline came to Cal a semester early, so he’s eligible for spring practice, which will start March 13. How much does that help him?
“It’s always a help for a quarterback to participate in practice,” Tedford said. “Just being in a huddle, getting to know the offense, all those things help.” Read More
BERKELEY — And the streak goes on.
The No. 2 Stanford women’s basketball team extended its historic conference-winning streak to 75 games by whipping Cal 86-61 at Haas Pavilion on Sunday night in the highly anticipated Battle of the Bay rematch.
“This was probably our biggest Pac-12 [Conference] win,” Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer said. Read More