Berkeley's Jazzschool earns conservatory accreditation
The Jazzschool Institute has earned accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music, becoming a four-year conservatory that can grant a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies. school officials announced Thursday.
Berkeley police seek community's help in identifying a man in suspected attempted kidnapping last Friday.
The Santa Cruz-based, family-run Pacific Cookie Company has brought its handmade treats to Berkeley.
The protest of a U.S. Postal Service pilot program that has workers of the office supply chain staffing postal counters in 80 of its stores nationwide does not call for closing the Staples' counters, but wants them staffed with trained USPS workers.
The Bishop O'Dowd High boys basketball team and the St. Mary's girls basketball team received No. 1 seeds for the California Interscholastic Federation Open Division playoffs as brackets for all divisions were announced Sunday
Mikayla Cowling led the Panthers with 22 points while Ma'Ane Mosley scored 20, as the St. Mary's High girls basketball team beat Salesian 65-57 in the North Coast Section Division IV championship game at Dublin High School
Inspiring halftime speech by assistant Mike Bannister helps Bishop O'Dowd boys basketball team seize control of North Coast Section Division III title game, beat El Cerrito 89-69 on Saturday at Saint Mary's College for their third consecutive section crown
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Europe wants its Parmesan back, seeks name change
Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test. The European Union wants to ban the use of European names like Parmesan, feta and Gruyere on cheese made in the United States. Full Story
'Crisis' gives Oakland's Lance Goss a chance to be action star
The actor stars as a Secret Service agent caught in a crisis in Chicago.
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President Obama trades barbs with Zach Galifianakis on 'Between Two Ferns'
Obama rips the third “The Hangover” film, while Galifianakis calls the president a nerd.