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Cal Football Video Feature: Watch Second Episode of 'The Grind'

Cal Football Video Feature: Watch Second Episode of 'The Grind'

The movies give CalAthletics fans a taste of the preparation the Cal Bears are making for the 2014 season.
Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

The measure would allow the schools to offer the four-year degrees when a local workforce need for college graduates can be shown.
WATCH: Offensive Coordinator for Cal Bears Get Doused During ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

WATCH: Offensive Coordinator for Cal Bears Get Doused During ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Who did the UC Berkeley coach call on to take the next icy challenge? Watch and see.
Comcast Offers Free Internet Services to Eligible Families for Back to School

Comcast Offers Free Internet Services to Eligible Families for Back to School

Read on to find out if your family qualifies for up to six months of free Internet service from Comcast.
Albany Unified School District’s Summer 2014 Facilities Projects

Albany Unified School District’s Summer 2014 Facilities Projects

The district offers some questions and answers about the upcoming changes during construction this summer.
3 Seats Available on the Albany Board of Education

3 Seats Available on the Albany Board of Education

Interested candidates must file between July 14 and August 8.
Board of Education to Approve Contract for New Superintendent Tuesday

Board of Education to Approve Contract for New Superintendent Tuesday

The board meeting will be held on April 22 at 7 p.m.
New Superintendent Appointed to Albany Unified School District

New Superintendent Appointed to Albany Unified School District

Valerie Williams will take up her new post on July 1.
Albany High Girls Wrestling Team Captures CIF State Team Championship

Albany High Girls Wrestling Team Captures CIF State Team Championship

This team is the first team to take the state title since the 'Girls State Wrestling Tournament' became official, according to Coach Jason Griffin.
School Board: Parcel Tax Meeting Tonight

School Board: Parcel Tax Meeting Tonight

The meeting is planned for 7 p.m. at Cornell Elementary School
Cal Berkeley Football Player Dies

Cal Berkeley Football Player Dies

Officials were not able to release details surrounding the death of 21-year-old Ted Agu.
UC Berkeley Applications Jump 7.9%

UC Berkeley Applications Jump 7.9%

UC Berkeley saw applications swell again for the upcoming year, leading all UC campuses except UCLA in the number of would-be students. More than 90,000 sought admission to Cal for the 2013-
Stereotype Scholar Named Cal's Top Academic Official

Stereotype Scholar Named Cal's Top Academic Official

A renowned scholar of stereotypes, Stanford education dean Claude Steele, has been chosen as the next UC Berkeley executive vice chancellor and provost with responsibilities for academic aff
Your Views Sought on Picking New Albany Schools Superintendent

Your Views Sought on Picking New Albany Schools Superintendent

The Albany school board wants to know your thoughts on what to look for in a new schools superintendent. You can take an online survey and/or attend a public forum.
Board OKs Effort to Rebuild Marin School, No Action on Ocean View

Board OKs Effort to Rebuild Marin School, No Action on Ocean View

The Albany school board agreed Thursday night to venture $720,000 on architectural plans in hopes of winning state funds to rebuild Marin Elementary School but held back on approving a simil
Classrooms Made from Shipping Containers Win School Board Nod

Classrooms Made from Shipping Containers Win School Board Nod

The Albany school board agreed on Thursday night to using recycled shipping containers to replace soon-to-be-demolished MacGregor High School, if voters next June approve using revenue from
Full Plate for School Board: MacGregor Replacement, Ballot Measure, Rebuild of Marin & Ocean View

Full Plate for School Board: MacGregor Replacement, Ballot Measure, Rebuild of Marin & Ocean View

The Albany school board will consider on Thursday: replacing MacGregor High with portables made from shipping containers, $1.56 million for architectural plans to rebuild two elementary scho
Cal Names Developer Its First 'Vice Chancellor for Real Estate'

Cal Names Developer Its First 'Vice Chancellor for Real Estate'

UC Berkeley announced Tuesday that it has created a new job of "Vice Chancellor for Real Estate" that will be filled by Cal alum and benefactor Robert Lalanne, founder of the San Francisco r
School Board Elects New President, Delays Action on School Rebuild Plans

School Board Elects New President, Delays Action on School Rebuild Plans

The Albany school board passed the President gavel to Vice President Jonathan Knight tonight. Board member Allan Maris was elected Vice President. A vote on architect contracts for rebuildin
Hug a Dog – Pass Your Finals at Cal

Hug a Dog – Pass Your Finals at Cal

Humans’ best friend – dogs – will be employed at UC Berkeley Tuesday to share their soothing vibes with students stressed by final exams.