Berkeley artisans open studios for holidays
Original, handcrafted items will be available to the public for four weekends beginning Nov. 30
Three of five directors were suspended at Cooperative Center Federal Credit Union, which was started in 1942.
Gauchos Adarius Pickett, Keilan Benjamin, D.J. Calhoun and Jalen Harvey all determined to win El Cerrito's first NCS championship in football
Pizzeria hosting benefit for typhoon reliefA dining event to benefit Typhoon Haiyan disaster relief will be held from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Dec. 10 at BUILD Pizzeria Roma, 2286 Shattuck Ave.
Football field at Memorial Stadium will carry name of Kabam, a company co-founded by UC-Berkeley grad Kevin Chou
For the past 26 years, children's letters to the North Pole have gone to the Main Post Office in Oakland, which invites the public to read and answer them.
Students will harvest the trees from the Sierra foothills to sell to help raise money for their annual trip to the national convention of the Society of American Foresters.
Albany Albany Senior Center -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 846 Masonic Ave. Mercy Brown Bag Dec. 6. Health insurance counseling by HICAP 1-3 p.m. Dec. 9. Traditional circle dance class for women of all ages, 10:15-11:30 a.
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Great Dickens Christmas Fair: Kids, 19th-century London and no iPhones!
It's not just London -- it's London of 1865 during Christmastime, which gives the whole place an extra layer of magic. And even better -- they didn't have iPods or iPhones in 1865, so my kids stayed off their electronic devices for more than four hours. That has to qualify as a Christmas miracle.
(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Simon Cowell rips Russell Brand
'X Factor’ judge says Brand should put his money where his mouth is after calling for revolution.