( Kristopher Skinner )
Berkeley: Lights going back on at UC Theatre
The venue now officially named the UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall will be a live performance space, with the first concert booked for March 1.
A jury returned a guilty verdict for attempted voluntary manslaughter for Duane Nailor, who is accused of beating Shawn Bradford with a metal pipe in Berkeley in 2013.
The protesters are part of a group known as Occupy the Farm, which has opposed the university's plans to build a mixed use project that includes a Sprouts Farmers Market and assisted living facility on the site along San Pablo Avenue at Monroe Street.
Mark Coplan will face at least two opponents, Ben Bartlett and Deborah Matthews, both members of Berkeley's Planning Commission, for the seat currently occupied by Councilman Max Anderson, who will not seek re-election.
The attorney for a trustee handling the bankruptcy of fine wine purveyor Premier Cru confirmed Friday that the FBI has launched an investigation into claims of a wine pyramid scheme at the Berkeley business and that the trustee is cooperating.
Workshop on schools funding measureThe Berkeley Unified School District is hosting a workshop on the Berkeley Schools Excellence Program, a local special tax measure that has supported the Berkeley Public Schools since 1986, from 7 to 9 p.
Fremont approves pedestrian-bicycle bridge between Warm Springs BART station and a new planned "innovation district" with 4,000 homes, elementary school and office space; Hayward mulls the end of June municipal elections.
Cooperative Center Federal Credit Union members and staff have supported Friends of Faith, a nonprofit organization that helps low-income, underinsured women and men undergoing treatment for breast cancer, since 2011, holding fundraisers, collecting donations, promoting breast cancer awareness and participating in the annual Faith Fancher 5K Breast Cancer Challenge around Lake Merritt in Oakland.
( T. Charles Erickson )
Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade
The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7
Beyonce chills at Los Altos mansion for Super Bowl weekend
Beyonce reportedly spent $10,000 a night for a Los Altos Hills mansion that sports an infinity pool and a rooftop veggie garden.