( Laura A. Oda )
UC Berkeley celebrates free speech movement's 50th anniversary

The free speech movement made an unmistakable stamp on UC Berkeley, a campus that now prides itself on its legacy of social activism.  
(Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)
'Yarn-bombing' artists hit a number of Bay Area cities with unexpected and whimsical knitted creations

A growing number of Bay Area cities from Oakland and Berkeley, San Jose to San Mateo are seeing the sometimes odd and mysterious appearance of knitted creations on their streets -- and sometimes sponsoring more organized "yarn bombing events" -- that add a little bit of color, whimsy or even make a social or political statement by covering everything from bike racks, benches, fire hydrants, trees and statues.  
(Gary Reyes, Bay Area News Group)
UC, CSU to offer loans for students in the U.S. illegally

UC, CSU to start loan program for students who entered the country illegally 
Amy Sancetta
Dennis Allen fired by Reggie McKenzie. Tony Sparano, the Oakland Raiders offensive line coach, spent almost four seasons as the Miami Dolphins coach, compiling a 29-32 record.  
Golden State Warriors all smiles after remaining largely intact as a team  
Tony Gonzalez makes guest appearance on the hit drama. Plus, 'Selfie' puts new spin on 'My Fair Lady.'  
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The Michelin Guide's latest roster of top New York City restaurants says Brooklyn and Queens are hot, but Daniel Boulud has lost a little sizzle.  
Toyota is heavily promoting its 2015 FCV, or fuel cell vehicle, which will seats four, have a range of 300 miles and refuel in three to five minutes.  
PG&E's attempt to remove from its federal criminal trial all references to a fatal explosion of natural gas in San Bruno has been denied by a U.S, District Court judge, just weeks after the anniversary of the disaster.  
Gov. Jerry Brown's veto leaves law enforcement agencies to decide for themselves when it's appropriate to use drones  
( John Davisson )
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass picks: Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, Hurray for the Riff Raff

Hurray for the Riff Raff and Thao and the Get Down Stay Down are among the best bets for the 14th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival in San Francisco.