Month: October 2021

Future physicists experience research during internship in Rochester: NewsCenter

October 31, 2021 Six Williams, a student at East High School, focuses a camera to take emission measurements on a spectrometer. (Photo credit: Pierre Gourdain) The Center for Matter at Atomic Pressures (CMAP) at the University of Rochester this summer…

Days before election, Wu asks students to get involved

General City Councilor Michelle Wu described what a Wu Town Hall would look like and urged the younger population to participate in the upcoming Nov. 2 election at a student press conference on Wednesday. “We are in a time of…

Using science to understand the future of water

The ARM team set up instruments at Crested Butte this summer to collect data to understand how the climate affects the snowpack and water availability. (Courtesy of Los Alamos National Laboratory) The first snows of fall draw our eyes to…

From supervisors who took a wrecking ball to plans for 800 units

When San Francisco supervisors rejected 316 tiny housing units in the Tenderloin this month, they took over shared kitchens and bathrooms, claiming the building was a technical dormitory in the making. What the area really needs is housing big enough…

Pay What You Can Restaurant in North Charleston Closes Due to Property Management Raising Rental Prices – WCBD News 2

North Charleston Pay What You Can Restaurant Closes Due to Property Management Raising Rental Prices New / 3 hours ago Video Blitz over 2 Week 10 New / 3 hours ago Video Cokie Everest New / 6 hours ago Video…

In-N-Out Burger Closes All Indoor Contra Costa County Dining Rooms Due To Local Vaccination Mandates

In-N-Out Burger has closed its five dining venues in Contra Costa County due to the restaurant chain’s refusal to comply with local health mandates requiring customers to show proof of their immunization status. The county’s immunization mandate requires employees to…

Why are there so many acorns in Sonoma County this year?

You may have wondered about the din on your roof, the piles around trees and the hyperactivity of squirrels in your neighborhood. In Sonoma County, a mass event takes place at dusk tonight: hundreds of thousands of greedy creatures are…

President of the U. of C. Alivisatos inaugurated, encourages “a more committed institution” | Local News

University of Chicago President Paul Alivisatos was inaugurated as the school’s 14th principal on Friday, citing the university’s long and complicated relationships with surrounding communities on the South Side as he described his broader vision of his mission under his…

Union County on track to acquire new land for Passaic River Parkway – Union County, New Jersey

Passaic River Parkway is part of the Union County Park System. Sections of the park run along the Passaic River through Berkeley Heights, New Providence, and Summit. The planned acquisition of a vacant property will improve public recreation and nature…

Best New Restaurants in East Bay 2021 | Food + Drink

While the Alley and Vine menu is constantly changing, always expect high quality fish and meat offerings. Nicolas parisi FLOWER DINNER DESTINATION JUST CLOSE TO ALAMEDA’S MAIN TRAINING. Alley and Vine has made the bold decision to open in December…

The market for non-fungible tokens is evolving

JURNALISM IS ON telling a story rather than living it. Yet sometimes these two realities collide. When a new technology shows promise, trying it out can help tell the story. In September, we wrote that non-fungible tokens (TVNs) and the…

Shore Conference Top 20 Football Coaches Poll, Week 8

Shore Conference Football Coaches have released their Shore Conference Football Top 20 for Week 9. An updated poll will be released each week. Rank School (Points) Last week 1 Catholic Red Bank (540) 1 2 Rumson-Fair Haven (511) 2 3…

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic mocks crosswalk in Williamstown

When it comes to “Weird”, there is one guy that immediately comes to mind, and that is “Weird Al” Yankovic. He makes us laugh with his parodies of crazy, wacky songs from the early 80’s. And when he comes to…

New restaurants open in London in November 2021 | Hot dinners recommend

November is traditionally one of the busiest months for new openings and it is no different in the era of the pandemic. Here is our selection of restaurants that are opening their doors for the first time this month. Canary…

How Kamala Harris’ mother, Shyamala Gopalan, came to America from Calcutta

Almost thirty years after Vaishno Bagai’s suicide, a twenty-year-old Tamil Iyer girl boarded an international flight to Calcutta, holding a letter of acceptance from UC Berkeley and the few dollars her bureaucrat father had PV Gopalan had raised for his…

SF’s In-N-Out Is Again Under Health Department Investigation After Complaint Over Restaurant Inside

San Francisco’s only In-N-Out is under investigation again after reports that diners were allowed to eat inside – in violation of a Department of Health directive. health to remain closed inside until the restaurant agrees to check customers’ vaccination cards….

Has America Been Overwhelmed by Creeping Credentialism?

Editor’s Note: In this view of the future, students debate “credentialism,” the ever-increasing demand for university degrees. Next week we’ll ask: What is the most dangerous flashpoint for US foreign policy in the coming year? Taiwan? Iran? Or elsewhere? Students…

How Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin” Began

Journey’s powerful ballad “Don’t Stop Believin ‘” was not the most popular single from the band’s 1981 album, “Escape”. It only reached 9th place on the Billboard pop charts. But somehow it has become a staple anthem at sporting events…

Another Minnesota pedestrian and cyclist killed

St Paul (KROC AM News) – Two fatal traffic incidents were reported in Minnesota on Monday – the same day, public safety officials held a press conference to discuss the deadly year he has had on national roads. The last…

College or bust free | Just visit

It seems extremely likely that President Joe Biden’s plan for a free community college will not succeed if / when the Build Back Better plan passes Congress. While not entirely surprising, it is still disappointing, as the plan had the…

Questions to ask yourself when choosing a gift for your friend

Most can agree that it can be difficult to choose what to give your friend for major events such as birthdays or Christmas. With so many options available, it’s easy to get lost in the depths of Amazon trying to…

The final workshop on the proposed Berkeley ferry service will take place on Wednesday

The closed Berkeley Pier viewed through a chain link fence in mid-October 2021. Credit: Kelly Sullivan Should the city replace the municipal pier at Berkeley Marina – closed since 2015 – with a multi-purpose structure for regular commuter ferry service…

Public relations and content agency Le Groupe Lucre joins Audience Collective

Two marketing heavyweights from Leeds have joined forces, with The Lucre Group – behind the very successful launch of Jet2 – acquired by Audience Collective. She joins six other independent agencies within the group, including the branded communications agency Ponderosa;…

UH participates in first-ever international driverless motor racing event

The University of Hawaii made history by participating in the Indy Autonomous Challenge, the very first autonomous racing car event. The team, EUH AI Racing Tech, achieved some of his fastest speeds, however, he didn’t complete the time trials and…

Sri Lankan American Astronomer Ray Jayawardhana Featured in PBS / BBC Documentary | Global

Sri Lankan American astronomer Ray Jayawardhana shared his insights in the new PBS NOVA / BBC neutrino documentary, “Particles Unknown,” which airs on October 6. Jayawardhana is Dean Harold Tanner of the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of…

All seats contested in Collegeville Borough Council – The Mercury race

COLLEGEVILLE – The four open seats on the borough council and the post of mayor, all with four-year terms, are up for grabs in this year’s elections. Outgoing Mayor Aids and “Ace” Wright-Riggins, a Democrat, is challenged by Republican Bruce…

An apartment building could rise on the former site of the Albatross pub

An architect’s rendering shows the proposed project for 1820 San Pablo Ave. Credit: Gunkel Architecture The West Berkeley building that housed the beloved Albatross Pub and an infamous marijuana dispensary could be largely demolished to make way for a 44-unit…

Berkeley Marina ferry plan worries recreational users

A windsurfer cruises near the pier at Berkeley Marina in mid-October 2021. Credit: Kelly Sullivan David Fielder tries to be on the water at least 100 days a year at the Berkeley Marina. Now, with the prospect of a new…

Candidates vying for Berkeley council seats

Berkeley Town Hall (Photo by Jason Allentoff) Editor’s Note: Many applicants did NOT submit a photo to Jersey Shore Online for this story. BERKELEY – Eight candidates are running for four- or four-year terms on city council in November. The…

How to celebrate Thanksgiving in London in 2021

The Stafford Hotel has maintained close ties between the United States and the United Kingdom since World War II. Hotel Once again, on November 25, the biggest hotels in London will have the opportunity to show off their own special…

These are the counties in the San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, California metropolitan area where COVID-19 is growing the fastest

After adding more than 455,000 new cases in the past week, the United States now has more than 44.6 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 710,000 deaths linked to COVID-19 – the highest death toll of…

Award-winning Boston ensemble to sing Renaissance madrigals

Fans of Renaissance choral music will be in for a treat in late October, when the much-loved vocal ensemble Blue Heron heads to the Pitzer Center at UC Davis for a free noon concert on Thursday. October 28 and a…

The ‘disgusting’ hotel in London where guests ‘found mold and used condoms’ in their rooms

Visitors to a central London hotel have found “used condoms”, “mold” and “dirty rugs” in their rooms, according to angry TripAdvisor comments. The Berkeley Court Hotel in Marylebone is currently ranked 1,117 out of 1,188 hotels in London, making it…

1930s Berkeley house hits market for first time in 50 years

BERKELEY, CA – This three-story Berkeley 1930s home listed on Redfin features an open staircase, formal dining area, and glass tile. This home is located in the desirable area of ​​Thousand Oaks, near the popular Solano Avenue shopping district. See…

Renu Mehra receives Marie R. Pistilli Women in Engineering Achievement Award

Synopsys Digital Design Group R&D Group Director Honored as Pioneer of Design Automation for Power Management SAN FRANCISCO– (BUSINESS WIRE) –# 58DAC–Renu Mehra, R&D Group Director for the Digital Design Group at Synopsys, has been selected as the 2021 recipient…

Free speech debate shakes science universities after conference canceled

A prominent climate physicist resigned from one of his posts at the University of California at Berkeley on Monday, after saying faculty members would not agree to invite a guest lecturer to the school who had already been criticized for…

“We refuse to become the vaccination police”

Beloved California burger chain In-N-Out is fighting back against San Francisco’s vaccine mandate. The company blew up the city after the Department of Public Health temporarily closed its Fisherman’s Wharf location on October 14 for failing to check customers’ vaccination…

California to see second storm of the week, with more to come

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The second storm of the week was heading into northern California on Tuesday and other systems were lined up behind, with the potential to end a long fire season in that part of the state affected…

Zoning Certificate Approved for Squabisch Pretzel Bakery

Uli Elser, owner and founder of pretzel bakery Squabisch, takes one step closer to his dream of taking his German bakery from farmers’ markets to a storefront in Berkeley. The Squabisch pretzel bakery received zoning certificate approval at 1585 Solano…

Counterpoint: Skip Foreign Languages ​​at Your Peril | Chroniclers

Learning foreign languages ​​connects one person to other people, improves understanding of English and later pays off in unexpected ways. COURTESY / istockphoto.com By James Rosen InsideSources One day in the fall of 1974, I entered a Russian course at…

School bus service on break until Friday; 11 BUSD bus drivers exposed to COVID

A BUSD school bus in front of Rosa Parks Primary School. File photo: Pete Rosos Berkeley Unified has temporarily stopped running school buses for elementary school students after the majority of bus drivers in the district were exposed to COVID-19…

Four years of math hurts students of color – Berkeley High Jacket

Opinion A student works on problems in a math class. Sasha Balasubramanian Many students might consider math their favorite class. For some, math is a confusingly arranged set of numbers that students need to remember and practice relentlessly. It can…

Social climate bureaucracy is not the way to improve behavior on campus

Australia is a country rich in online academic modules that require staff and students to behave in certain ways. Students are required to undertake them before starting their undergraduate courses. Staff are called upon to support them if they want…

Highway 78 tractor unit, police say truck crash kills 1

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – A crash between a dump truck and tractor-trailer in the eastbound lanes of Route 78 on Monday afternoon resulted in at least one death, state police said, causing delays in both directions. The vehicles were traveling eastbound…

Inside the Bay Area Korean-American Cannabis Dinner Series, where tickets sell out fast

One evening in September earlier this year, a group of 45 fashionably dressed women gathered on the luxurious open roof of Four One Nine, an event space tucked away in San Francisco’s SoMa neighborhood. They had the chance to get…

Energy Exascale Earth System Model Version 2 promises twice the speed

The Energy Exascale Earth System Model (E3SM) is an ongoing project of modeling, simulation and prediction of the Earth system of the Department of Energy (DOE) aimed at “asserting and maintaining a position of international scientific leader” in these areas….

China seeks to cement ties in Europe

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – Chinese President Xi Jinping aims to strengthen relations in Europe, a traditional stronghold of support for the United States, as a buffer against fragile Sino-American relations, analysts say. Xi met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel last…

UC adopts recommendations for responsible use of artificial intelligence

Read the report Responsible Artificial Intelligence: Recommendations to Guide the University of California’s Artificial Intelligence Strategy University of California President Michael V. Drake, MD, has adopted a set of recommendations to guide the safe and responsible deployment of artificial intelligence…

The infrastructure bill will not be enough to bridge the digital divide – GCN

INDUSTRY OVERVIEW The infrastructure bill will not be enough to bridge the digital divide By Sampak Garg October 18, 2021 The digital divide – the gap in broadband access between rich and poor, urban and rural – is one of…

Two upscale mansions in Adare presented by MyHome.ie

There are few places in the whole country like Adare, Co Limerick. Located less than 20 minutes from the city of Limerick, Adare has many fantastic restaurants, cafes and pubs, all in a memorable setting. Adare is home to Adare…

As colleges grapple with colonial roots, should some campus statues fall? – University time

Although largely attributed to Oriel College, Oxford, the Rhodes Must Fall movement has its roots at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. The student-led campaign, conceived in March 2015, sparked debate about the relevance of immortalizing individual colonial figureheads…

Open houses are back – see when you can visit NJ college campuses

Proof of COVID vaccination or a negative test is required, but that hasn’t stopped hundreds of potential students and their families from heading to the Montclair State University campus earlier this month to the institution’s first face-to-face open house since…

These are the most sought after majors in the world

If you are one of the super competitive kids looking to gain admission into one of the most envious programs offered at some of the most prestigious institutes in the world, here are some details on some of the most…

SEGRO: St George and SEGRO form joint venture to deliver their first UK multi-storey industrial development in London’s Brent district

St George and SEGRO form joint venture to deliver their first UK multi-story industrial development to London’s Brent district October 18, 2021 SEGRO V-Park Grand Union to provide 134,500 square feet of light industrial space over six floors The development…

Experts call for a more holistic approach to higher education

At a forum held at East China Normal University in Shanghai on Oct. 15, educators called for a more holistic perspective in higher education, as students now face a more interconnected world. The forum on cooperation between higher education institutions…

Rutgers hosts conference on “Broke: The Racial Consequences of Underfunding Public Universities”

The Rutgers Division of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement and the Eagleton Institute of Politics co-hosted a talk about virtual book Thursday to discuss “Broke: The Racial Consequences of Underfunding Public Universities”. The books co-authors Laura Hamilton, professor and president…

In memoriam: Gertrude Forte

Gertrude “Trudy” Forte, former editor of the Journal of Lipid Research and leading lipoprotein researcher, died on June 9. She was 84 years old. Forte was born on February 25, 1937 in Wayne, Pennsylvania. According to her Berkeley Lab obituary,…

Governor Newsom signs package of laws supporting restaurants and bars

Elaine Brown, former leader of the Black Panther Party and CEO of Oakland & the World Enterprises (OAW), partnered with lead developer McCormack Baron Salazar (MBS) to create The Coliseum Dream development project. The highlights of the Dream project are:…

🌱 Help find stabbing suspect + Caught Carjackers + HalloWine

Happy Monday neighbors! Here’s everything you need to know that’s happening locally today. First, the weather forecast for the day: Usually sunny and cool. High: 67 Low: 43. Here are the best stories at Concord today: Pleasant Hill the police…

The fastest growing COVID-19 county in the San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, California area

2021-10-16 After adding more than 637,000 new cases in the past week, the United States now has more than 44.3 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 710,000 deaths linked to COVID-19 – the highest death toll…

The Ultimate California Vegan Road Trip

If the urge to travel is running through your vegan veins, the ultimate California road trip is probably high on your to-do list. This route takes you from San Diego to San Francisco, munching on purple taquitos in Costa Mesa,…

Pioneering drummer who played with the best

Dottie dodgionBirth: SeptemberSeptember 23, 1929Passed away: September 17, 2021 Dottie Dodgion, one of the very few top female drummers in the male-dominated jazz world of the 1950s and 1960s, died on September 17 in a hospice in Pacific Grove, California….

Berkeley Police Arrest 2 and Seize Guns Related to Addison Street Gang Shooting

Police recovered two assault weapons, four handguns (three of which are shown), a 50-round drum magazine and ammunition while serving four concurrent search warrants early Thursday morning. Credit: BPD Berkeley Police arrested two members of the Waterfront gang and seized…

Missouri governor invited to appoint cybersecurity panel

through: JIM SALTER, Associate Press Posted: Oct 15, 2021 / 12:32 MDT / Update: Oct 15, 2021 / 12:32 MDT FILE – In this Tuesday, July 13, 2021, file photo, Missouri Governor Mike Parson answers questions from the media in…

This mostly original Californian craftsman in Berkeley is available for $ 1.4 million

By Laura Euler | Variety In addition to a prestigious university and a vibrant counter-culture, Berkeley, California is home to some very beautiful artisan houses. This 1908 two-story charmer in the Elmwood neighborhood has retained many of its original features….

What happens to the sites named for Ridley-Thomas?

If you walk around Los Angeles County, you might come across the name “Mark Ridley-Thomas” on a pedestrian bridge spanning La Cienega Boulevard. His name has also graced a new wellness center, high school health center, youth facility and “voter…

Man threatening San Francisco synagogue arrested and released – J.

A mentally ill person, Anatoly Smolkin, has repeatedly and aggressively harassed the families and staff of the Beth Sholom congregation in San Francisco, according to executive director Vered Cohen. He has shown up about six times in the past six…

IATSE labor strike is part of larger workers’ struggle in the United States

IATSE does not work alone when it comes to pushing for better working conditions. As Hollywood waits to see if the union that represents thousands of technicians and artisans goes on strike as part of an effort to improve working…

Alleviating California’s Housing Shortage Through Shopping Malls

California officials have taken small but important steps to curb the state’s extraordinarily high housing prices and remove barriers to construction. While legislation banning single-family zoning has grabbed the headlines, its importance may be more symbolic than practical. A more…

See a true “deserted village” come to life, October 16-17 – County of Union, New Jersey

Masker’s Barn is one of the many restored buildings that populate the historic abandoned village of Feltville (credit: Union County, NJ). Enjoy seasonal and historical activities for all ages at the deserted village of Feltville in Union County. Union County,…

What are the final tips on what type of mask I should wear?

through: EMMA H. TOBIN, Associated Press Posted: Oct 13, 2021 / 10:27 PM MDT / Update: Oct 14, 2021 / 7:48 AM MDT What type of mask should I wear? (AP Illustration / Peter Hamlin) NEW YORK (AP) – What’s…

Israel, Bahrain lose immunization status without booster

An Israeli medical service paramedic Magen David Adom administers the third injection of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine on August 24, 2021 in Holon. Ahmad Gharabli | AFP | Getty Images Israel and Bahrain want eligible residents to take their Covid…

US to reopen land borders with Mexico and Canada in November – for those vaccinated

The United States will reopen its land borders with Canada and Mexico to non-essential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country prepares to demand that all international visitors are vaccinated against the…

Honors, events, comings and goings – Oct. 2021 – J.

Honors Yonatan Winetraub, who holds an MD from Stanford, is one of the recipients of the National Institutes of Health’s Early Independence Award of $ 1.25 million. Winetraub’s fame came as a co-founder of SpaceIL, the organization that crashed an…

Community calendar | Community calendar

NOTE: Some of these events may have been canceled or postponed due to the coronavirus. Please inquire with the organizers. Call 843-873-9424 to add your event to this free calendar. Goose Creek Farmers and Craft Market: 9 a.m. to 1…

Dottie Dodgion, outstanding drummer in more than one way, dies at 91

Dottie Dodgion, one of the few top drummers in the male-dominated jazz world of the 1950s and 1960s, died on September 17 in a hospice in Pacific Grove, California. She was 91 years old. The cause was a stroke, her…

5 parks and nature reserves to discover this fall

It is autumn, the weather is cooling and the birds begin their migrations on the great Pacific flyway. And the Bay Area’s parks and nature reserves make outdoor exploration more tempting than ever. As the pandemic continues and the threat…

Tilden’s “Ranger Tim” hooted owls and folded eucalyptus in jungle gyms

“Ranger Tim” Gordon. Credit: East Bay Regional Park District The beloved “Ranger Tim” Gordon – aka Ranger Mud, Ranger Danger and Ranger Wiggly – who has led children and adults on endless adventures for 34 years through the hills of…

The best hotels and resorts in the United States: Readers’ Choice Awards 2021

The best resorts in Central America 2021: 10. Matachica Resort & Spa, Ambergris Caye, Belize. Score 94.65 9. Turtle Inn, Placencia, Belize. Score 94.66 8. El Silencio Lodge & Spa, Bajos del Toro, Costa Rica. Score 95.21 7. Nayara tent…