Month: June 2022

Trinity’s Berkeley Library is a Brutalist classic

Without a doubt, Ireland’s finest example of brutalism is found within the grounds of the grand dame of Irish educational institutions, Trinity College Dublin. The Berkeley Library still has the power to provoke a strong reaction, and the story of…

Sonesta Announces 13 New Hotel Openings Across Five Different Red Lion Brands

NEWTON, Mass. – Sonesta International Hotels Corporation (Sonesta), one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the United States, continues to expand its Red Lion brands. Seven new Americas Best Value Inn hotels, two new Canadas Best Value Inn hotels,…

CSUCI’s New Dean of Education Brings Global Perspective | School zone

Posted on June 27, 2022 | 3:05 p.m. Elisabeth Orozco Reilly As the daughter of an immigrant, Elizabeth Orozco Reilly, new dean of the CSU Channel Islands School of Education (CSUCI), brings the perspective of an international scholar who got…

How COVID has forced restaurants to prioritize convenience

A restaurant is nothing without quality ingredients, and some of the best restaurants get their produce, meats, eggs, and even dairy directly from local farms. The relationships forged between restaurateurs and farm owners are intrinsic and farms have suffered when…

Qatar is an unsavory Gulf state with vast holdings in the UK’s best-known brands and properties

As Qatar’s ruling Al Thani family travels to the UK with carrier bags full of banknotes, the money is coming the other way in a much more orthodox way. The Gulf country, an absolute monarchy, has in recent years acquired…

22 fun things to do this week (6.27.22)

By a show of hands, who ordered some sort of air conditioning unit last week? ✋ With slightly cooler days ahead, we’ve rounded up the best ways to spend your week in the Bay Area. Transport yourself to the days…

California anticipates more out-of-state abortion seekers

A new study from UCLA estimates that between 8,000 and 16,100 more people will travel to California each year to seek abortion services. SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New research from the Center on Reproductive Health, Law, and Policy at the UCLA…

Probationary man charged in Berkeley bombings

BERKELEY — A man released on probation in January after a plea bargain in a sexual assault case has been charged in June 17 attacks on two people downtown: a woman punched in the face during a robbery and a…

Bates and Belin IV selected to 2022 NFF Team of Distinction

Soccer 24/06/2022 16:51:00 History links IRVING, Texas – Duke football freshmen Travis Bates and Henry Belin IV were selected to the 2022…

Berkeley’s 46-year-old Au Coquelet cafe is destroyed

Closed in 2020, the building at 2000 University Ave. which housed the 46-year-old French spot Au Coquelet Cafe was demolished at around 1:43 p.m. Wednesday. Credit: Sylvia Rubin Berkeley mainstay Au Coquelet cafe closed permanently nearly two years ago, but…

CA executives debate gas tax suspension due to high fuel costs

California lawmakers have been at odds over the state’s gas tax suspension for months, but a presidential call for action and growing Democratic support are adding energy to the movement to lower the charges to the pump. President Joe Biden…

The return of the July 14 festival in San Francisco

San Francisco has been celebrating July 14 since the first time in 1880. But after two years of the biggest celebration being suspended (or held on Zoom in 2021) due to pandemic restrictions, excitement is high for the return of…

Elegance Berkeley, new residence for the elderly, opens soon

Construction of Elegance Living, a new senior housing community on San Pablo Avenue at Addison Street, is nearing completion. Credit: Elegance Living This story is brought to you by Elegance Living. When Elegance Berkeley, the city’s newest seniors’ community, opens…

California Proposition 13’s ‘unjust legacy’ detailed in critical study

A crowded classroom in California in 2010, near the end of the Great Recession. A crowded classroom in California in 2010, near the end of the Great Recession. A new analysis of the lasting impact of Proposition 13, the 1978…

May home prices in Massachusetts chased away buyers

I’ve written a few columns like this this year with news about the high cost of home ownership in Massachusetts, but I think this is the first time I’ve had to lift my jaw from the keyboard to type the…

Some local minimum wages will soon exceed the Californian minimum | Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

California employers, be aware of July 1. It won’t be long before the minimum wage in a number of California cities and counties is higher than the state minimum wage. On July 1, various local ordinances will go into effect…

Londoner’s Wonder – BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

SLAP-bang in the middle of Leicester Square, you couldn’t find a better location for a trip to London. he Londoner Hotel is located in the square, a few doors down from all the cinemas which host major film premieres. So…

Barbara Holzman Joins Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Board of Trustees | Homes and lifestyle

Posted on June 20, 2022 | 4:04 p.m. Barbara Holzman The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History has added Barbara Holzman to its board. Holzman is Professor Emeritus at San Francisco State University in the Department of Geography and Environment,…

4th of July 2022 fireworks near Berkeley

BERKELEY, CA – Happy Birthday, America! After a year or two of COVID-related restrictions, towns and cities in San Francisco’s East Bay, including near Berkeley, are back in the star-studded swing with parades, events and fireworks from 4th July. July…

The outer end | Colorado Rapids with Marcelo Balboa

New York City Football Club returns to the Bronx on Sunday to take on the Colorado Rapids. Hello Marcelo, thank you for speaking with us. How long have you worked as a TV analyst for the Rapids? I’ve worked as…

All Abilities Day Coming Soon to Oakley’s Big Break

Nature exploration for all ages and ability levels is on the agenda for All Abilities Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 28 at the Big Break Regional Shoreline in Oakley. Aided by staff or exploring at their own…

Message from the Mayor | Santa Cruz ready to start the summer – Santa Cruz Sentinel

The summer solstice will be upon us in a few days and the official start of summer will begin in Santa Cruz. Summer brings more people, more outdoor activities and opportunities to enjoy and celebrate some of the beauty of…

Football shirts or swim shorts mean no entry for Brits to Mallorca

It’s no secret that Spain is the most visited country by British tourists, with 18 million visits in 2019 from the sun-seeking public. We flood the Costa del Sol and the Balearic Islands in search of beaches and sun, as…

Ray Dalio, Bill Gates, Jack Dorsey started their careers as teenagers

Most kids between the ages of 8 and 13 spend their days riding bikes, playing video games, and dodging homework. Ray Dalio, Bill Gates and Jack Dorsey weren’t most kids. The trio of billionaires each found their professional vocation before…

Lawrence Hall of Science opens outdoor nature lab

The new Outdoor Nature Lab at Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley. Credit: Ximena Natera, Berkeleyside/CatchLight Lawerence Hall of Science staff member Gisela Tarifa stands on a log staircase at the Outdoor Nature Lab. Credit: Ximena Natera, Berkeleyside/CatchLight For some who…

Leon Bridges shares new track ‘Summer Moon’ with Kevin Kaarl

Today, Grammy-winning R&B singer-songwriter and artist Leon Bridges shared his latest track, “Summer Moon.” The song features Mexican indie singer and songwriter Kevin Kaarl and is available now through Columbia Records. The track marks the first collaboration between the two…

Are you still wearing a face mask? Your choice may be influenced by your breed

Although the AP-NORC and KFF surveys record the phenomenon, they do not ask why. A growing body of research points to two possible explanations: First, black people perceive a higher risk when it comes to COVID-19, having experienced higher rates…

At the Union des militants, a cause for celebration

Emily Ann Frank Mayer was wearing a red cardigan with a prominent armpit hole when she caught the eye of Waleed Shahid while reciting a poem at an open mic night at Haverford College in September 2010. “It was a…

50 years later, memories of a murderous and destructive night remain vivid – The South Dakota Standard

Fifty years ago last week, I was in Rapid City with my parents, attending the South Dakota Title Association convention at the old orange-roofed Howard Johnson Hotel on Interstate 90. I had just finished my second year at Washington High…

When pastry and real estate collide

Tartine, a world-famous bakery and San Francisco institution, opened its doors in 2002, on an unassuming corner of Guerrero Street, on the edge of the Mission District. The Internet bubble had just burst and the city was in a period…

Diablo Dish: Dining options for Father’s Day | Diablo Dish

Teleferic Barcelona Abel Rincon There are many options for Father’s Day Sure, the grill is right there in the garden, but maybe Dad would rather not sweat over the embers and worry about whether the burgers will fall apart on…

Utah Soccer announces 2022 schedule

History links SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah football team is set to return to the field this fall with an exhibition contest against Idaho State on Wednesday, August 10, before opening its regular season eight days…

Yosemite sued for logging, lawsuit by CA conservation group

Logging trucks driving up Big Oak Flat Road from Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park, June 2022. DOUG BEVINGTON Special for the bee Yosemite National Park has a major logging project underway that a California conservation group is asking a…

Crooked Media Partners with Publisher Zando for Book Printing | app

NEW YORK (AP) — A major progressive media company, founded by three former members of the Obama administration, has formed a book imprint with independent publisher Zando. On Tuesday, Zando announced that it would partner with Crooked Media, founded in…

18 New Jersey Restaurants Where Dads Can Treat This Father’s Day

Father’s Day is almost here, which means it’s time to start making plans if you haven’t already. A number of restaurants in New Jersey are celebrating the holidays with various specials and offers. Here are some ways to have dinner…

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

ON THIS DAY IN 1945the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “Thirty-three students from Midwood High School, Bedford Ave. and Glenwood Road, will lead the Flatbush War Price and Rationing Board, 2585 Bedford Ave., on Friday as part of their education in…

The best luxury family hotels in London to book

Done right, a family city break to one of London’s most family-friendly hotels can be just that: a break. But checking into a hotel that hasn’t tweaked its kid-friendly facilities or food and a long-awaited escape can quickly turn into…

Peers praise Judge Alameda Trina Thompson’s rise to federal court

(Photo courtesy of Judge Trina Thompson) by Edward Henderson, California Black Media Alameda County Superior Court Judge Trina L. Thompson, who is African American, was confirmed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The US…

Tips for a Safe Summer at the Pool | Journal-news

Lambert Pool in Martinsburg Photo of the log file MARTINSBURG — With swimming pools now open, safety is of the highest priority for those guarding pools in the area. Lindsey Hall, Pool Coordinator for Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Recreation, has…

Astronomers may have detected a ‘dark’ free-f

image: Hubble Space Telescope image of a distant star that has been illuminated and distorted by an invisible but very compact and heavy object between it and Earth. The compact object – estimated by astronomers at UC Berkeley to be…

Acclaimed chef Charlie Palmer is set to open a swanky new hotel appellation for food-obsessed guests in Healdsburg

If you’re looking for a culinary getaway in your own Bay Area backyard, chef Charlie Palmer is planning just the place: Palmer has teamed up with Four Seasons veteran Christopher Hunsberger to build a new hotel called Appellation in Healdsburg….

Zuni Café: A San Francisco Classic – San Francisco Bay Times

By David Landis– Sometimes when it comes to choosing a fine dining experience, only a classic will do. that of San Francisco Zuni Cafean institution founded by Billy West in 1979 in a corner previously housed by a cactus shop,…

UB continues success of NSG Graduate Research Fellowship Program – UB Now: News and Views for UB Faculty and Staff

Five UB students and one alumnus have received prestigious scholarships from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship program, along with five honorable mentions recognizing current students and alumni. The latest awards extend UB’s success by placing its students…

York’s best hotelier is crowned the country’s unsung hero

Adam Wardale, inset, was crowned winner of the Gold Unsung Hero Award at the VisitEngland Awards of Excellence. A top hotelier in York has been crowned the nation’s unsung hero. VisitEngland has honored Adam Wardale, of the Middletons Hotel, in…

In Poland, the chef of Saul’s Deli works on the food chain for Ukrainian refugees – J.

World Central Kitchen, which is setting up kitchens to feed people in disaster areas, war zones and areas affected by climate change, recently received help from a Bay Area chef. Peter Levitt, co-owner of Saul’s Restaurant & Delicatessen in Berkeley,…

Carly Rae Jepsen to headline Greek Theater LA, Empress Of joins tour

Carly Rae Jepsen at Steven Ward’s House of Blues Carly Rae Jepsen announced a fall North American tour with a concert date in Los Angeles at the Greek Theater on October 18, 2022. Jepsen will launch it The tour so…

Berkeley High School Mass Shooting Plot: Questions Remain

Hello and welcome to Essential California newsletter. This is Monday, June 6. I am Justin Ray. A teenager has been arrested after discovering he was “recruiting other high school students to participate in a shooting and/or bombing”, police said. However,…

For your health from June 6, 2022 | Journal-news

Free Physical Exams Hosted for Berkeley County Schools Planned MARTINSBURG — WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center will offer free physical exams to Berkeley County school students, middle and high school athletes and fine arts students in June. Physical exams will…

Poll: Karen Bass and Rick Caruso likely to face November election

Days before Los Angeles’ first open mayoral primary in nearly a decade, Rep. Karen Bass and billionaire developer Rick Caruso appear to be heading for a runoff in November, with Bass building a small advantage as the campaign is coming…

NC A&T Announces Acting Appointments for Brown, Giddings and Smallwood

EAST GREENSBORO, NC (May 31, 2022) – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University announced the appointment of Madeline Brown as interim associate director of the Center for Academic Excellence, Valerie Giddings, Ph. .D., as acting senior vice provost and…

Ottoman Cafe, 73 Berkeley Street, Glasgow. Ron Mackenna’s restaurant review

FIRST, you must walk Berkeley Street. Walk past closed doors, peeling paint, shattered dreams, and with each weighted step feel the disappointment at how her once sparkling life turned out. Then you have to carry your own freshly lowered expectations…

Around the region – June 5 |

Morrisey sets June mobile office datesCHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced that a representative from his office will meet with residents of the Eastern Panhandle in June to discuss consumer issues and answer any potential questions. “These…

New Members and Chair Appointed to Cottage Health Board of Directors

Press Releases are displayed on Independent.com as free community service. SANTA BARBARA — Roberta L. Griffin, Dr. Robin Malone and Dr. Wesley Schooler have joined the volunteer board of directors of Cottage Health, a nonprofit leader in providing advanced medical…

Some restaurants are ditching tipping in favor of higher wages for their staff

Owner Devinder Chaudhary and server Robert Lamieux at the Aiana Restaurant Collective in Ottawa on May 30.Spencer Colby/The Globe and Mail Chris Locke was surprised when given the opportunity to tip on a recent purchase at a cannabis store. As…

4bells Public House sports bar opens location on University Avenue

4bells Public House, or 4bells, has opened, offering Hispanic-inspired cuisine, a wide variety of cocktails, and a relaxing environment for Berkeley sports fans and families. The restaurant, located at University Avenue and Ninth Street, officially opened on Thursday. According to…

Amy Quinn and Tony Vaz will discuss summer on “Shore Time” Sun!

Welcome to Shore Time! Every Sunday from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. on 94.3 The Point and 105.7 The Hawk on “Shore Time with Vin and Dave”Dave Crossan from Coastal asset management and I talk with some great guests and…

Jonathan Waters, wine director of Chez Panisse, dies after a bicycle accident

A beacon of the Bay Area’s wine and restaurant industry, Jonathan Waters died Saturday, May 28, at the age of 60, following a bicycle accident. He was the wine director of the famous Chez Panisse in Berkeley for more than…

TID Historical NFT Research Institute Launches World’s First NFT Studio Dedicated to Learning History Through Digital Art

TID’s Historical NFTs (hNFTs) establish unprecedented collaborations between universities, museums and contemporary artists to produce educational art on the blockchain Barcelona, ​​Spain, June 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — TID hNFT Research Institute announces the start of a groundbreaking NFT project that…