The East Bay has a number of literary landmarks from such illustrious writers as Jack London, Robert Louis Stevenson, Gertrude Stein, Phillip Dick, Irving Stone, Norman Mailer, Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg.
Smoking and the use of all tobacco products are now banned at all University of California and Cal-State campuses. As expected, some smokers at UC Berkeley aren’t happy about the new restrictions.
A University of California Berkeley campus police officer accidentally shot himself in the leg Tuesday morning as he prepared for work, according to a report in the Oakland Tribune.
Occupy Cal protesters have set up seven tents on Sproul Plaza on the University of California at Berkeley campus, according to a spokesman for the group.
A festive and calm atmosphere prevailed Wednesday on the steps of Sproul Hall at the University of California at Berkeley, where Occupy Cal protesters have erected about 15 tents.
Occupy Cal protesters stayed overnight in tents at Sproul Plaza at the University of California at Berkeley campus again Tuesday night after repeated warnings by police to leave their encampment.
Dozens of students and faculty at the University of California, Berkeley gathered Tuesday for teach-ins at an outdoor plaza as part of a campus strike to protest tuition hikes and budget cuts.
Two people were arrested on the University of California at Berkeley campus Thursday night during protests of the UC system’s proposed plan to hike tuition by as much as $10,000 per year.
Police say that a demonstration involving dozens of student protesters who had occupied a building on the University of California, Berkeley campus has dispersed.