Berkeley

A man shouds at a line of riot police as tensions grow during a protest between conservative demonstrators and left-wing opponents held at MLK Civic Center Park in Berkeley, Calif. Sunday, August 27 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Berkeley police arrest more than a dozen during demonstrations

Berkeley police on Sunday arrested at least 17 individuals on suspicion of…

 

The Heart rock veteran calls her solo recording project “The Ann Wilson Thing!”  because “it’s fun.” (Courtesy Jess Griffin)

Heart’s Ann Wilson satisfied singing covers

As Heart vocalist Ann Wilson and her guitarist sister Nancy are pursuing…

 

(Photo courtesy Youssef Shokry)

Trump threatens UC Berkeley funds after Milo protest

President Donald Trump threatened to strip federal funds from the University of…

 

(Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner)

Lawsuit filed by immigrant students and parents against Berkeley School District

A class-action lawsuit was filed against the Berkeley School District on Wednesday…

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Philadelphia is set to become the first major American city with a soda tax despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Philadelphia becomes first major American city with soda tax

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia became the first major American city with a soda…

Philadelphia is set to become the first major American city with a soda tax despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
David Miscavige, head of the Church of Scientology, apparently isn't happy about his father's memoir, slated for release in the U.K. this week. (Courtesy photo)

Scoop: Scientology leader threatens to due his dad

Things are getting even juicier than usual in the world of Scientology.…

David Miscavige, head of the Church of Scientology, apparently isn't happy about his father's memoir, slated for release in the U.K. this week. (Courtesy photo)
University of California graduate student Kathleen Gutierrez, center, is comforted by graduate student Erin Bennett, left, and Tyann Sorrell before all spoke at a news conference outside of Dwinelle Hall on the campus in Berkeley on Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

University of California students take harassment concerns to agency

BERKELEY — Two graduate students at the University of California, Berkeley took…

University of California graduate student Kathleen Gutierrez, center, is comforted by graduate student Erin Bennett, left, and Tyann Sorrell before all spoke at a news conference outside of Dwinelle Hall on the campus in Berkeley on Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Cal quarterback Jared Goff catches footballs in preparation for Cal's NFL Pro Day on Friday in Berkeley. (Ben Margot/AP)

Jared Goff shows range of talent at Cal Pro Day

Jared Goff showcased his arsenal of throws Friday during the Cal Football Pro…

Cal quarterback Jared Goff catches footballs in preparation for Cal's NFL Pro Day on Friday in Berkeley. (Ben Margot/AP)
Professor, author and historian Joseph McBride poses for a portrait in the library of San Francisco State University in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, March 3, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco State professor’s memoir chronicles mental breakdown that led to success

There was something wrong with his mind. At 17 years old, a…

Professor, author and historian Joseph McBride poses for a portrait in the library of San Francisco State University in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, March 3, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Stanford guard Malcolm Allen, left, is defended by California guard Sam Singer (2) during the first half of Saturday's game in Berkeley. (Jason O. Watson/AP)

Cal beats Stanford, 14-0 at home

BERKELEY — Kameron Rooks can finally say he's back on track. After…

Stanford guard Malcolm Allen, left, is defended by California guard Sam Singer (2) during the first half of Saturday's game in Berkeley. (Jason O. Watson/AP)
Stanford forward Rosco Allen (25) goes up for a dunk against California during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Thursday in Stanford, Calif. Stanford won 77-71. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Stanford schools struggling Cal

Marcus Allen scored 10 of his 16 points over the final 5 1/2…

Stanford forward Rosco Allen (25) goes up for a dunk against California during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Thursday in Stanford, Calif. Stanford won 77-71. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Woman’s foot found on BART tracks in Berkeley

A body part found on the tracks near the Downtown Berkeley BART…

California quarterback Jared Goff celebrates a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Texas, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Austin, Texas. California won 45-44. (Michael Thomas/AP)

Cal 3-0 after shocking missed kick

AUSTIN, Texas — The California defense was exhausted and bracing for overtime.…

California quarterback Jared Goff celebrates a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Texas, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Austin, Texas. California won 45-44. (Michael Thomas/AP)

Another East Bay lake closed due to toxic algae

Lake Anza in Berkeley has been closed for swimming due to a…

California quarterback Jared Goff (16) passes under pressure by San Diego State defensive lineman Alex Barrett (58) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, in Berkeley, Calif. (Tony Avelar/AP)

Goff excels again in rout

Jared Goff took another step toward cementing his status as the most…

California quarterback Jared Goff (16) passes under pressure by San Diego State defensive lineman Alex Barrett (58) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, in Berkeley, Calif. (Tony Avelar/AP)
Sally Field is one of several artists who will receive the National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)

Scoop: Obama to award medals to Sally Field, Stephen King, Alice Waters

Actress Sally Field and author Stephen King are among luminaries set to…

Sally Field is one of several artists who will receive the National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)
Cal signal-caller Jared Goff passed for 309 on 32 attempts in the first half.

Cal makes short work of Grambling

California's defense has given up plenty of points the past few seasons.…

Cal signal-caller Jared Goff passed for 309 on 32 attempts in the first half.

Irish student injured in balcony collapse emerges from coma

The 21-year-old Irish woman who was celebrating her birthday with a group…

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Gather bartender makes cocktail craft his life’s work

Berkeley-based Gather has defined its own niche, taking locavore, organic and farm-to-fork…

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In this June 17, 2015 file photo, a worker measures near the remaining wood from an apartment building balcony that collapsed in Berkeley. The balcony broke loose from the building during a 21st birthday party early Tuesday, killing several people and seriously injuring others.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Dolan: Who is liable in fatal Berkeley balcony collapse?

This week’s question comes from Richard H. in Berkeley, who asks: Q:…

In this June 17, 2015 file photo, a worker measures near the remaining wood from an apartment building balcony that collapsed in Berkeley. The balcony broke loose from the building during a 21st birthday party early Tuesday, killing several people and seriously injuring others.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)