Lisa C. Deen

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…

12 images of the incredible Veterans Memorial Park in Pittsfield

If you’ve never attended the Veterans Day ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park near South Street in Pittsfield, you really owe it to yourself to visit this beautiful tribute to the veterans who fought in the defense of our country. If…

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…