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Still Time to Register for Annual 'Pigskins & Pearls' Charity Event at Cal

Fans can register at the door on Saturday starting at 4 p.m.
Crowden Music Center in Berkeley Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

Crowden Music Center in Berkeley Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

The concert was held on Saturday at Hertz Hall on the UC Berkeley campus.
Emeryville School Board Appoints New Superintendent

Emeryville School Board Appoints New Superintendent

John Rubio starts his new job on July 1.
Local Students to Receive Awards of Excellence

Local Students to Receive Awards of Excellence

All of the awards come with scholarships.
UC Berkeley Law School Names New Dean

UC Berkeley Law School Names New Dean

Sujit Choudhry is a constitutional scholar.
Register Now for Summer Writing Camp for Kids

Register Now for Summer Writing Camp for Kids

Young Writers Camp is located in El Cerrito, Kensington, Berkeley, Oakland, Kentfield and San Ramon.
UC Theatre to Get New Life as Nonprofit Music Venue

UC Theatre to Get New Life as Nonprofit Music Venue

Renovations will begin this summer.
UC Berkeley: Second Cal Student Diagnosed With Measles

UC Berkeley: Second Cal Student Diagnosed With Measles

Officials are urging anyone who may have been exposed to get vaccinated
Assistant Superintendent Announces Retirement

Assistant Superintendent Announces Retirement

Neil Smith says goodbye after 25 years with the Berkeley Public Schools
Sexual Assault Prompts UC Berkeley to Add Additional Staffing Supporting Victims, Investigations

Sexual Assault Prompts UC Berkeley to Add Additional Staffing Supporting Victims, Investigations

The positions added will help investigate sexual assaults and support victims, according to university officials.
Free Screening of 'Cesar Chavez' at UC Berkeley

Free Screening of 'Cesar Chavez' at UC Berkeley

The event is open to the public. The venue has been changed to the California Theatre located at 2113 Kittredge Street.
Candlelight Service to be Held for Cal Berkeley Football Player

Candlelight Service to be Held for Cal Berkeley Football Player

The service will be held on Wednesday at the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Plaza from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. A memorial for Ted Agu will be held on a later date.
Death of Cal Berkeley Football Player Ted Agu: 'He Was Destined For Greatness'

Death of Cal Berkeley Football Player Ted Agu: 'He Was Destined For Greatness'

Use the grey scroll bar to see what people are saying online about the death of 21-year-old defensive lineman.
UC Berkeley: Football Player Ted Agu Collapsed After Training Run

UC Berkeley: Football Player Ted Agu Collapsed After Training Run

It will likely take weeks before the cause of the 21-year-old's death is known.
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.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.
5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.