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.
Elsewhere: Berkeley inundated with emails following plans to kill squirrels and gophers at Cesar Chavez Park
Sexual assault policy changes at UC include expanded training and education, increased reporting requirements, broader protections for victims and specific sanctions and protective measures that the university may impose.
The vote came after a contentious meeting at which the council limited public comment on the project. Mayor Peggy Thomsen ordered police to remove an opponent of the project for disrupting the meeting.
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in last week's death of a Berkeley resident in his home.
A 60-year-old man walked into the University of California at Berkeley Police Department's headquarters early Tuesday morning after being stabbed nearby, campus police said.
LBNL spinoff hopes to pin down risk factors for diseases like cancer and neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer's.
While firm denies any conflict, inspector states arrangement could mean financial loss, diminished public trust
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Who are these soldiers? After 150 years, we now know.
The Library of Congress, which owns the rare tintype, had described it as an "unidentified company of soldiers" anonymous Yankees whose stories and fates seemed forgotten. Full Story
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SXSW Music Picks: Chain Gang of 1974 buzzes into Texas
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Oops! Obama misspells Aretha Franklin's iconic song
The president omitted a letter from the singer's 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T' while praising her at a White House celebration.