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Bears Impress on Day One of MPSF Indoor ChampionshipsCal AthleticsSEATTLE – The California Golden Bears track and field team opened the first day of the MPSF Championships on Friday at Dempsey Indoor on the campus of the University of Washington in Seattle. The men are aiming to defend their first ever conference …and more …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Bears Win 3 More Titles, Extend Pac-12 LeadCal AthleticsFEDERAL WAY, Wash. – No. 1-ranked California won three more individual titles at the Pac-12 Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships Friday as the Golden Bears extended their lead to a 134.5-point advantage in the race for the team title. Celina Li …Golden Medals: Total dominance have Cal Women’s Swimming halfway to …California Golden Blogs (blog) Cal women smash American, US Open, NCAA records in 800 free relay with 1 …SwimSwamOlympian Missy...

2 sentenced to life for killing pair in Oakland home invasionSFGateTwo convicted felons were sentenced to life in prison for their roles in the slayings of a man and a woman during a 2013 home invasion robbery in East Oakland that netted items including a baseball bobblehead doll and flat-screen televisions. Joseph …Two men sentenced for Oakland home invasion murdersSan Jose Mercury News Ex-cons sentenced to life in prison for Oakland home invasion slayingsKTVU San Franciscoall 8 news articles …read more From:: Oakland...

Golden State Warriors vs. Toronto Raptors: Live Score, Highlights and ReactionBleacher ReportThe Golden State Warriors obliterated the Toronto Raptors, 113-89, Friday at the Air Canada Centre. It wasn’t even as close as the final score suggests. Golden State held Toronto to 1-of-19 shooting in the first quarter, and led by as many as 41 points …Warriors Cruise Past RaptorsESPN Golden State Warriors rout Toronto RaptorsFOXSports.comWarriors Earn Blowout Win in TorontoWarriors.comThe San Luis Obispo Tribune -Golden State...

Police arrest 2 more after December homicide in BerkeleyBerkeleysideAuthorities have arrested two more men tied to the fatal shooting in West Berkeley that killed Kamahl Middleton, a 36-year-old El Sobrante man, in December. Authorities tracked down one of the men — 18-year-old Khalil Leroy Phanor of San Leandro — in …Berkeley police make two more arrests in December homicide caseSan Jose Mercury News 2 more arrested in Berkeley slaying over pot dealSFGateSuspect in Berkeley, Calif., murder arrested in EverettThe Seattle...

A’s interested in Dayan ViciedoSFGate (blog)Oakland doesn’t have a ton of power after trading Josh Donaldson, Brandon Moss and Derek Norris. Viciedo has two seasons with 20-plus homers, and he’s only 26. And the A’s left field situation right now is a little murky, with Sam Fuld, Craig Gentry …Oakland A’s rumors: Dayan Viciedo? Might as wellAthletics Nation Dayan Viciedo on the Athletics’ Radar?Swingin’ A’sReport: A’s might be interested in Dayan ViciedoContra Costa Timesall...

Citywise: Grand jury reviewing Oakland garbage contractSan Jose Mercury NewsIn response to the council’s action, Oakland’s longtime garbage company, Waste Management, sued the city claiming that council members had “derailed” its process for picking a garbage company. The suit claimed that the city acted unlawfully by …and more …read more From:: Oakland City Council News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Measles outbreak: 156 cases, possible exposure in Berkeley restaurantLos Angeles TimesHealth officials are on alert after an adult with measles went to a Berkeley restaurant last Friday, as the number of cases in the California-centered measles outbreak climbed to at least 156 patients across eight states, Canada and Mexico. Those who …Possible Measles Exposure at Berkeley RestaurantKRON 4 Person with measles dined at Berkeley restaurant, health officials warnContra Costa TimesPossible Measles Exposure in BerkeleyPatch.comall...

Daniel Borenstein: Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf faces tough choices fixing the …Contra Costa TimesNew Mayor Libby Schaaf must develop a responsible long-range plan that recognizes Oakland is living beyond its means and puts the city on a course for paying off its obligations. For four years, Quan promised she would produce such a plan but never did … …read more From:: Libby Schaaf Oakland News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Pope Francis — don’t skip California on your US visitSan Francisco ChronicleIf you’re homesick, food-journalist Javier Cabral suggests a couple of great restaurants in the area: Carlitos Gardel, an Argentine place on Melrose (great steaks cooked super juicy), and Union in Pasadena, which offers handmade seasonal pasta and what …Pope Francis — really don’t skip California on your US pay a visit toBeacon Review all 3 news articles …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News Share...

Metropolitan Transportation Commission Has a New ChairmanPatch.comCortese, who is serving his third term as commissioner, was voted chairman by a unanimous vote during a meeting Wednesday in Oakland, MTC officials said. He has served on the commission since 2007 first as representative for the Association of Bay …Santa Clara County supervisor elected MTC chairmanPleasanton Weekly Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese unanimously elected as new MTC …Marin Independent Journalall 37 news articles …read more From::...

Golden State Warriors (44-11) at Toronto Raptors (37-20), 7:30 p.m. (ET)The State(SportsNetwork.com) – The Golden State Warriors will try to put Thursday night’s debacle against the Cleveland Cavaliers behind them on Friday when they go north of the border to take on the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre. The Warriors fell to …Warriors-Raptors PreviewSI.com Golden State Warriors vs Toronto Raptors Live Stream Free: Watch NBA 2015 …BREATHEcastall 44 news articles …read more From:: Golden State...

Tupper & Reed opens tonight, bringing a new cocktail bar to BerkeleySFGate (blog)Like Future Bars’ other venues, a premium will be placed on high-end, often hard-to-find spirits—many of which can be found at their new Berkeley liquor store Cask on College. Designed by general manager and Bourbon & Branch veteran Sevan Araneda, …and more …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Does new year mean new free-agency approach, success for Raiders?ESPN (blog)The Reggie McKenzie era with the Oakland Raiders is at a crossroads. McKenzie, entering his fourth season as the team’s general manager, is either going to start winning and prove he deserves to keep his job as the Raiders’ primary football decision … …read more From:: Oakland Raiders News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Photos: Oregon Ducks fall flat against California Golden Bears, 74-59Oregon Daily EmeraldCalifornia forward Reshanda Gray (21) is stopped by Oregon center Megan Carpenter (40) during the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the California Golden Bears at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon on February 26, 2015. (Ryan Kang/Emerald).Bird’s Season-High Not Enough Against DucksCal Athletics Oregon ends 7-year losing streak to Cal, 80-69CBSSports.comMBB GameThread: Oregon Ducks at California Golden BearsAddicted to QuackCalifornia...

Green Jeans? UC Berkeley Researchers Working On Environmentally-Friendly …CBS LocalBERKELEY (CBS SF) – Not far from where jeans were first made, researchers at the University of California at Berkeley are reportedly working on dyes that make their familiar blue hue friendlier to the environment. According to a CNET report, a chemical … …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Oakland Raiders to release Tyvon BranchNFL.comA fourth-round selection of the Raiders in 2008, Branch struggled with injuries in the last two seasons, appearing in just five games and tallying 27 tackles over that span. Despite playing sparingly, Branch will have a market. The safety recorded at …Report: Raiders to release strong safety Tyvon BranchSI.com Raiders to release Tyvon BranchESPNOakland Raiders will cut former C-NS star Tyvon Branch next monthSyracuse.comSportsGlory -CBS Local -Washington Postall 18 news articles ...

Female Student Sexually Assaulted On UC Berkeley CampusCBS LocalBERKELEY (CBS SF) — A suspect sexually battered a 22-year-old student Wednesday on the campus of University of California at Berkeley, university police said Thursday. Police said the incident took place at 4:07 p.m. Wednesday near Barrows Hall.UC Berkeley Students Protest That Due Process In Sex Assault Cases Is …Daily Caller Student Sexually Battered Wednesday on UC Berkeley CampusPatch.comall 10 news articles …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By...

Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Live Score and AnalysisBleacher ReportThe Warriors are 8-2 over their last 10 outings, but that’s par for the course this season for them. They have the league’s best winning percentage, highest-rated defense and No. 2 offense. This is the third stop on Golden State’s season-high six-game … …read more From:: Golden State Warriors News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

How the Raiders can meet salary cap/cash thresholdESPN (blog)According to the NFLPA, the Raiders have spent 80.19 of the cap in cash with half of that time expired. Thus, they have to spend nearly all of their cap room in the next two years to meet the threshold. If by the end of the 2016 season Oakland doesn’t …What Type of Wide Receivers Will the Oakland Raiders Target This Offseason?Bleacher Report Oakland Raiders News: 3 Free Agent Wide Receiver Options In 2015 OffseasonInternational Business TimesOakland Raiders...

Bears Travel to Seattle for MPSF Indoor ChampionshipsCal AthleticsSEATTLE – The California Golden Bears track & field team are in Seattle set to compete on Friday and Saturday at the MPSF Indoor Championships at Dempsey Indoor Facility, the Bears’ final opportunity to secure invitations to the NCAA meet two weeks …and more …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

County Supervisor Cortese Unanimously Elected MTC ChairPatch.comCortese, who is serving his third term as commissioner, was voted chairman by a unanimous vote during a meeting Wednesday in Oakland, MTC officials said. He has served on the commission since 2007 first as representative for the Association of Bay …Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese unanimously elected as new MTC …Contra Costa Times all 14 news articles …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors Game 59: Live chat and updates …cleveland.comEnd of 1st Quarter – Warriors lead the Cavs, 33-32. LeBron James led the way with 13 points. Kyrie Irving has added nine points on 2-of-5 shooting. The Warriors are led by Stephen Curry’s 12 points. David Lee has added 11 points off the Golden State bench.LeBron James scores 42 as Cavs best Warriors for 18th win in 20 gamesESPN What channel is the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors on, live …AL.comGameDay...

Berkeley study directly IDs climate change culpritSFGateThe instruments captured more than a decade of rising surface temperatures, changes that were directly triggered by the atmosphere’s increasing burden of carbon dioxide, a team of scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Berkeley …and more …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Berkeley, SF Indian restaurant owner owes more than $120000 to 8 kitchen …San Jose Mercury NewsA South Indian restaurant with locations in Berkeley and San Francisco will have to pay eight of its employees a total of more than $112,000 in back wages dating back to 2011, U.S. Labor Department officials announced Wednesday. Udupi Palace owes …Udupi Palace hit with labor violations, $112K worker paymentSFGate (blog) all 8 news articles …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Alameda County Grand Jury is Examining Oakland’s Bungled Garbage DealPublicCEO.comThe spate of controversies that followed the Oakland City Council’s decision last August to initially award a $1 billion garbage contract to a local operator with little requisite infrastructure to handle the job has gained the attention of the Alameda … …read more From:: Oakland City Council News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

What channel is the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors on, live …AL.comThe Cleveland Cavaliers host the Golden State Warriors at 7 p.m. CST. The game will be aired live on TNT and live streaming will be available on TNT Overtime. The Cavaliers (36-22) have won five of their last six and 17 of their last 19, including a …Cavs ready for another shot at Warriers, this time with LeBronFOXSports.com Cavs, Warriors meet in what could be an NBA Finals previewMassillon IndependentWhat sports to watch Thursday night:...

GameDay Preview: Cavaliers vs. Golden State WarriorsNBA.com (blog)After a perfect 3-0 road trip, the Cleveland Cavaliers return to Quicken Loans Arena tonight to square off with the Western Conference-leading Golden State Warriors for the final time this season. Tipoff is at 8:00 p.m. ET. Cleveland (36-22) has won …and more …read more From:: Golden State Warriors News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Turnaround in downtown OaklandNewsOK.com“I see real traction in what is happening in downtown Oakland,” Mayor Libby Schaaf said in an interview with the Oakland Tribune just before she took the reins from Jean Quan in January. Still, private guards and uniformed “security ambassadors” are … …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Jean Quan News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Postgame Notes: Cal-OregonCal AthleticsCal’s 80-69 loss to Oregon on Wednesday night snapped the Bears‘ 12-game win streak against the Ducks. Oregon’s last win over Cal came on Feb. 9, 2008 in Berkeley. · Sophomore guard Jabari Bird scored a season-high with 22 points. It’s the second time … …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Postgame Quotes: Cal-OregonCal Athletics“In Benjamin’s case, three or four of his threes were probably because we weren’t getting long rebounds. The shot clock went down and he made a three with maybe one second left on the clock. Cook did a good job of really taking advantage of mismatch … …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Cartoonist wonders: Is there more to Chuy Garcia?Reboot Illinois…and then there were two. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been forced into an unprecedented runoff against Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy”Garcia in April. The fact that Garcia’s main qualification for the job seems to be that he isn’t Rahm will …and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Pedestrian Seriously Hurt In Berkeley CrashCBS LocalBERKELEY (CBS SF) — A vehicle collision seriously injured a pedestrian in Berkeley Wednesday afternoon, according to police. The vehicle struck a pedestrian and then an electrical box near the corner of Allston Way and San Pablo Avenue at 1:02 p.m., …Berkeley: Pedestrian hit by vehicle, seriously injuredContra Costa Times all 3 news articles …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

UC Berkeley Researcher: Pregnant Lemurs Release Different Scents When …CBS LocalThe study, by Jeremy Chase Crawford of UC Berkeley and Christine Drea of Duke, has been published in the journal Biology Letters. It claims to be the first evidence among any animal that a mother’s scent is different depending on the sex of the baby …Boy or girl? Lemur mom’s scent can tellBusiness Standard all 20 news articles …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Oakland-BART Bike Station Opens; Cyclists Can Stash Their Rides For FreeCBS LocalOAKLAND (KCBS)— You can now stow your bike free for a day at a new BART Bike Station in the Uptown neighborhood at 19th and Broadway streets. The convenient location next to the 19th Street Bart Station is a quick solution for those who have …For bicyclists, free parking station opens in downtown OaklandContra Costa Times Oakland: BART holding grand opening for new bike parking stationParadise PostNew BART bike station in OaklandKTVU San Franciscoall...