Set for Sept. 30, Lake Chalet's third annual Oktoberfest will include a yodeling contest and lots of beer.
Plus, millions of Californians could be on the hook for Gov. Jerry Brown’s tunnels.
Monday’s Briefing: Asbestos Halts Rockridge Retail Development; Republicans Try Again to Repeal Obamacare
Plus, UC Berkeley’s right-wing “Free Speech Week” is in doubt.
Friday’s Briefing: Legislature OKs Billions for Affordable Housing; Apartment Tower Proposed for Downtown Berkeley
Plus, new study says climate change could present existential threat to humans by 2050.
The Swiss megacompany just bought a major stake in the Oakland artisanal-coffee firm.
Thursday’s Briefing: Lawmakers OK Bill for Free Community College; Legislation Would Ban Smoking on Calif. Beaches
Plus, the legislature approves bill that would give parents 12 weeks of leave at small businesses.
Local food-and-drink vendors will offer oyster-y treats.
Wednesday’s Briefing: A’s Pick Laney Site, Sparking Backlash; EBMUD Tells Alameda Point Customers Not to Use Tap Water
Plus, CoCo County gets its first woman and African-American DA.
Launched last week, the plant is expected to produce a million pounds of faux flesh per month.
Tuesday’s Briefing: Brown Waters Down Sanctuary State Bill; Lawmakers OK Plan to Protect Immigrant Tenants
Plus, UC Berkeley keeps cop who harassed hot dog vendor on duty.