Month: February 2022

Oliveto throws a special Mardi Gras party with a laid-back twist

Before the pandemic, Oliveto’s dining room was the location for many parties, like this 2015 celebration with the guest cast of 7 Fingers. Credit: Oliveto/Facebook What: Oliveto Mardi Gras Celebration (5655 College Ave., Oakland)When: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 1 Menu…

BBC Tales from a Kitchen Garden: Marcus Wareing’s friendship with Gordon Ramsay that ‘got nasty’

TV chef Marcus Wareing has had a long and successful career dating back to the 1980s and as a familiar face to cooking show fans, the 51-year-old has worked in several Michelin-starred restaurants over the years – and even has…

It was not Richard Nixon who changed relations with China

Not necessarily. The trip was certainly a breakthrough for many things, including the relationship between the United States and China being made peaceful and stable. But it also marked the culmination of new trends in the United States that had…

Martinsburg Rotary to Host Pickleball Tournament as Sport Grows | Journal-news

INWOOD — Rotarian Rob Lowe recalled a moment during the COVID pandemic when his wife told him it was time to get out. “My wife got sick of me being home,” he laughed. Being immunocompromised and waiting for his shot,…

The 5 Best German Restaurants in Oakland, CA

Below is a list of the best German restaurants in Oakland. To help you find the best German restaurants near you in Oakland, we’ve put together our own list based on this list of rating points. The best German restaurants…

Grace Chou: The Challenges of Commercializing Academic Innovation | Undergraduate research

Title Challenges of commercializing academic innovation Mentor Grace Chou department Research & Innovation Organic sketch As Director of Innovation and Commercialization, Grace Chou leads the overall advancement of the University’s technology commercialization activities and its Innovation Center, a hub for…

Flintridge Sacred Heart Debate Team Participates in Cal Invitational Sponsored by UC Berkeley Debate – Pasadena Schools

Eleven members of the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy team participated in the UC Berkeley Debate-sponsored Cal Invitational over the weekend. Five competed from home and six traveled to Berkeley to compete from the Doubletree Hotel. We explored the UC campus,…

Berkeley’s NIMBYs shed light on adverse effects of CEQA – Press Telegram

SACRAMENTO — Researchers at UC Berkeley in 1995 conducted a comprehensive investigation of California’s environmental quality law and said the landmark environmental law “could be improved” by toughening its standards and expanding regulatory oversight. . The researchers were especially concerned…

Bay Area cities receive millions in public funds for homeless camps

New public funds will help Bay Area cities clean up homeless encampments from San Jose’s Guadalupe River Park to Richmond’s Castro Street – part of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recent push to eliminate the sprawling camps that have taken over California’s…

‘It Means Fixing’: What You Need to Know About Reparations for Black Californians

The call for reparations is specifically about race and slavery, but it touches on fundamental issues of accountability and fairness. In 1850, California entered the union as a slave-free state. Yet the state benefited from the exploitation of enslaved black…

West Virginia House Passes Two Need Exemption Certificate Bills | News, Sports, Jobs

Of the. John Kelly said he supported opioid treatment facilities but believed they still needed to go through the certificate of need process. (Photo courtesy of WV Legislative Photography) CHARLESTON — A day after rejecting several…

NJRHA President Howell Police Captain will be on ThePoint/TheHawk

Can you believe we’re about to do show #4 of “Shore Time with Vin and Dave”? It’s been an exciting and fun start to this new talk show we have Sunday mornings from 6-8am on 94.3ThePoint and 105.7TheHawk. We also…

Three Seminoles named to CCAA preseason All-Conference team

Tallahassee, Florida – On Wednesday, Feb. 23, the CCSA named Alaina Chacon, Maddie Anderson and Brook Bauer to the All-Conference Preseason Team and Jordan Polo to the Watch List for the upcoming 2022 season. The three Seminole student-athletes from the…

Neat project but what is it on Long Beach Island, NJ

It’s a time of year when Long Beach Island is a little quieter, but while tourists are heading home, locals are working to get things organized for the upcoming season. It’s shaping up to be a fantastic summer this coming…

California plan would streamline housing laws for colleges

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Senator Scott Wiener introduced legislation on Tuesday that would exempt the state’s public colleges and universities from an environmental review process that often slows construction in the state, as the University of California is fighting…

Fubler and Maybury inducted as honorary members

Bermuda College recently welcomed Glenn Fubler and Christopher Maybury as honorary members. A spokesperson said: “The Company of Honorary Fellows at Bermuda College inducted Mr. Glenn Fubler and Mr. Christopher Maybury as new Fellows at ceremonies recently held in Bermuda…

California to reward student volunteers with aid — but spend half the money on overhead | State and Region

A new California program to financially reward students for volunteering has drawn national Warning — but less than half of its budgeted money goes to actual student aid. The California Volunteers University body The program, backed by $159 million in…

This Big Joe drink will make you hot and fuzzy

This is the official Big Joe drink of the Polar Bear Plunge 2022. No matter the temperature outside, when you dive into the 30 degree ocean waters, you’re going to be cold. My hot toddy will make you feel warm…

JOE MATHEWS: A citizens’ assembly for the homeless | Opinion

You’ve all made real progress in solving California’s long-running homelessness crisis — from instituting the use of hotels as temporary housing to securing billions in new funding. But the crisis persists. And its costs – for the welfare of homeless…

Irene Evangelatos Obituary (1925 – 2022) – Charlotte, NC

Irene Evangelatos December 21, 1925 – February 16, 2022 Charlotte, NC – Irene Evangelatos, 96, died Wednesday afternoon, February 16, 2022. She was born December 21, 1925, in Klavsion, Evrytania, Greece, to the late George and Hersanthe Hamberis Kiritsis. Irene…

Dissatisfied with the university you have chosen? Here’s everything you need to know about transferring schools

Unhappy with the extreme winter on the east coast? Want to switch to a college with a smaller cohort? Want to pursue a major offered by another university? Do not worry. You can transfer to a university of your choice…

UC Berkeley students are now considered pollutants under California environmental law

College students are an environmental burden. That’s essentially what Alameda County Superior Court Judge Brad Seligman ruled this week when he froze enrollment increases at UC Berkeley in response to a lawsuit filed by a local group. NIMBY called Save…

BTA Releases 2021 Visitor Arrivals Report

The BTA released the 2021 Visitor Arrivals Report – which showed the total number of leisure air visitors was down 71.2% from 2019 – and said that while there are “reasons to be optimistic”, the “absolute reality is that a…

COVID-19: San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA metro area among the safest in America

2022-02-17 The United States reported more than 1,167,000 new coronavirus cases in the seven days ending February 15, bringing the total number to more than 77.0 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 912,000 COVID-19 related deaths…

College endowments skyrocketed in fiscal year 2021, study finds

College and university endowments posted dizzying returns in fiscal year 2021, with endowments of all sizes increasing by at least 20%, according to a new study. The average university endowment size increased 35% to $1.1 billion, and the median endowment…

Main Street in East Aurora flooded today [PHOTOS]

It was a downright messy and miserable day in Western New York. Wednesday’s weather was pretty nice for February, rising into the 50s with a breeze, but Thursday saw nothing but heavy rain, wind and yes, flooding. All of western…

Crypto Exchange FTX Will Sponsor Nerd Street Esports Championships

Former world No. 1 tennis player Ana Ivanovic and Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti are among several sports stars to buy virtual islands in The Sandbox, the blockchain-based virtual world computer game. The islands were also bought by Bayern Munich…

Cranbury reporter charged with murder at Rt. 130 dead the wrong way

CRANBURY – The 36-year-old woman charged with murder after the wrong-headed death of a 95-year-old man on Route 130 is a community journalist in Middlesex County. Lisa Pollitt, of Cranbury, works for New Brunswick Today, which describes itself as a…

Aggie Square plans to make Sacramento a center for life sciences

Sacramento Elected officials and officials at the University of California, Davis were set to dig ceremonial shovels into the dirt on Wednesday to dedicate a new $1 billion, 8-acre life sciences campus that they say will will reshape Sacramento’s reputation…

ElderHouse Announces Six New Board Members

Elderhouse, a leader in adult day care and caregiver support, announces the appointment of six new members to its Board of Directors: Eileen T. Cahill, Eileen M. Carty, Andrea Coreau, Jennifer Kelly, Colette Lesperance and Laura Roberts. These appointments bring…

Shocking: Less Than Half of CA College Volunteer Reward Program Funds Going to Students – GV Wire

Lea este artículo en Spanish. A new California program to financially reward students for volunteering has drawn national Warning — but less than half of its budgeted money goes to actual student aid. Mikhail Zinshteyn To analyse Cal Matters The…

Local event one of hundreds of concerts, bicentenary celebrations of Frederick Law Olmsted

An April 30 event at Lake Wailes Park is more than a local celebration, it’s part of a much larger celebration of a famous father-son duo who changed the face of North America. April 26, 2022 marks the 200th anniversary…

McCormick Place prepares to host inspired home show again after two-year COVID hiatus – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Auto Show draws large crowds on day three of the event at McCormick Place. Next up for the convention center: The Inspired Home Show, formerly known as the Housewares Show, which has been canceled for…

Chartered Banker Institute and Accredible: Digital Credentials Allow Members to Demonstrate Professional Qualifications | Business

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 14, 2022– Accredible, the world’s leading digital credential platform, today announced a partnership with the Chartered Banker Institute (“the Institute”) to bring verifiable, secure and shareable digital credentials to members of the Institute. Institute members are…

The love of a dying Venice: resilience in the face of overtourism

He lit his cigarette, leaned back and remembered Venice as if it were a lost lover. Blue-green canals for rowing with your children; quaint restaurants just around the corner; familiar and friendly faces throughout the neighborhood. The dolce vida. For…

In an era of rising prices, college is next

Around the world, the coronavirus pandemic has made it difficult for businesses to produce and for people to buy goods. As a result, the price of things like meat, cars, and fuel has gone up. Something else is also expected…

Eldora Armstrong Obituary (1921 – 2022) – Charlotte, NC

Eldora Arlyene Armstrong September 19, 1921 – January 29, 2022 Charlotte, NC – Arlyene Armstrong died on the morning of Saturday, January 29, 2022. She was 100 years old. Beloved and strong matriarch, she led a remarkable and fascinating life….

New York crypto couple implicated in ‘Heist of the Century’

In June 2020, Heather Morgan wrote a column for Forbes titled “Experts Share Tips to Protect Your Business From Cybercriminals.” Now US authorities claim she was more of an expert than she lets on. On Tuesday, the budding entrepreneur and…

Passages of this week | Seattle weather

Jeremy Giambi, The 47-year-old, who played for the Oakland Athletics and three other teams during his six-year Major League Baseball career, was found dead Wednesday morning in Southern California. Joel Wolfe, Giambi’s agent, said he died at his parents’ home…

The projects could bring more than 500 new apartments

The Lair, an eight-story, 40-unit apartment proposal, would occupy the site at 2440 Shattuck Avenue at Haste Street in downtown Berkeley. Credit: Johnson Lyman Architects Developers are proposing plans for four new apartment complexes along Shattuck, University and San Pablo…

Patricia Baker Obituary (1933 – 2022) – Richland, WA

Patricia (Pat) Ann Baker October 5, 1933 – February 5, 2022 Richland, Wash. – Pat passed away on February 5, 2022, at the age of 88. Born in Phoenix, AZ on October 5, 1933, to Irene and Paul Woodward. The…

The 25 Best Feeder Schools for Investment Banking

Not surprisingly, Harvard University and New York University are the best feeder schools for a Wall Street career, according to Wall Street Oasis’ 2022 Investment Banking Industry Report. There are a myriad of factors that go into selecting the best…

Pittsfield receives $396,000 grant to address youth violence

The City of Pittsfield has received a grant of nearly $400,000 to address youth violence in the city. The money, $396,034.80 in total, is part of $11.2 million in Shannon grants awarded to municipalities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Funds…

La Perla Celebrates a Year of Serving Puerto Rican Cuisine to Oakland Residents

La Perla, Puerto Rican restaurant in East Oakland. Credit: Amir Aziz The Pearl3409 Fruitvale Ave. (near Bienati Way), Oakland La Perla, one of the only Puerto Rican restaurants in the East Bay, opened its doors four years ago in the…

Emerson is on FIRE’s 2022 ‘Ten Worst Colleges for Free Speech’ list

Photo: Courtesy/Izzy Desmarais FIRE’s “Truck of Shame” announces its 2022 list of “Ten Worst Colleges for Free Speech” around the Emerson campus. An education advocacy group has named Emerson one of the “worst colleges for free speech,” rooted in its…

The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit game and movie rights are up for sale

Film, game and live event merchandising rights are sold by the current owner of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. Things are about to get interesting in the land of Middle-earth. According to Variety, Zaentz Co. is…

Clorox: UC Berkeley names Clorox its official cleaning and disinfection partner

BERKELEY, Calif. (February 8, 2022) UC Berkeley and The Clorox Company today announced an exclusive agreement making Clorox the official cleaning and disinfectant partner of UC Berkeley. The relationship is founded on the principle of “Coming Together”, a theme with…

Biden’s Supreme Court nominee should have 5 key qualities

By Benes Aldana (February 8, 2022, 4:22 PM EST) – Now that President Joe Biden has reiterated his campaign promise, we know that the next person to undergo a confirmation trial by the United States Supreme Court will be a…

What to know about the study of COVID-19 lockdowns and deaths by economists

Fox News and other outlets are touting a new study that looked at the impact of early COVID-19 lockdowns on mortality from the disease. The stories are accompanied by explosive headlines that say research by Johns Hopkins University found lockdowns…

Intel launches $1 billion fund to create foundry innovation ecosystem

SANTA CLARA, Calif., February 7, 2022 — Intel today announced a new $1 billion fund to support early-stage startups and established companies developing disruptive technologies for the foundry ecosystem. A collaboration between Capital Intel and Intel Foundry Services (IFS), the…

Trump’s top staffer highlights Montana’s economy in Billings

He was a top executive for President Donald Trump and also served as Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff. Now Marc Short is the head of the Coalition to Protect American Workers. Short joined Montana Governor Greg Gianforte (R-MT),…

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

2022-02-05 After adding more than 2,974,000 new cases over the past week, the United States now has more than 74.7 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 880,000 COVID-19 related deaths – the highest death toll of…

Contra Costa County drops proof of vaccination and negative test requirement at restaurants and gyms – CBS San Francisco

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (CBS SF) – Contra Costa County health officials announced Friday that certain businesses, including restaurants and gyms, are no longer required to check customers for proof of vaccinations or a test. negative. “We believe the time has…

Discovery reveals how atomic vibrations emerge

A hundred years of physics teach us that collective atomic vibrations, called phonons, can behave like particles or waves. When they hit an interface between two materials, they can bounce back like a tennis ball. If the materials are thin…

Where to find an early breakfast in Berkeley

I am a big breakfast lover: I always feel recharged and ready for the day after a good breakfast. In fact, when I go to bed at night, I’ve already planned what I’m going to have for breakfast the next…

If at first the city does not succeed… | An alternative view | Diana Diamond

Local Blogs By Diana Diamond Email Diana Diamond About This Blog: So much is good and bad about what’s going on in Palo Alto. In this blog, I want to discuss all of this with you. I know many residents…

Kehrberg returns to Bethel for a guest recital

Professor Emeritus of Music Don Kehrberg will give a recital of oboe, cor anglais and tenor on Friday, February 11 at 7 p.m. in the chapel of the administration building, also featuring Tate Addis, piano, and Kevin Kehrberg, bass guitar….

Panties North Hills | Our Northern Hills

Crackerbarrel scheduled for Saturday The Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce will host the first Legislative Crackerbarrel of the year from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the Meade County Erskine Building in Sturgis. State Senator Gary Cammack and Representatives Kirk Chaffee and…

Virtua Partners sells Britannia Business Center in the Bay Area for $78 million

Virtua Partners has sold the Britannia Business Center in Pleasanton, Calif., a town in the Bay Area, for $78 million to an anonymous buyer. The 292,000 square foot property is among the most successful R&D campuses in the Bay Area….

Need a place where the kids can burn off energy after school?

The Council offers plenty of space for affordable active entertainment for the whole family. Cool off with a dip in a Council pool or head to a supervised beach, roll around a skate park or BMX track, slide through a…

Maria Empanada opens location on Pearl Street in Boulder

Maria Empanada expands outside of Denver for the first time. The local Argentinian restaurant plans to open a fifth location on Boulder’s Pearl Street in April. “We are spreading our wings,” founder Lorena Cantarovici told BusinessDen. “We test our process,…