Cal player dies after conditioning workout – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comAgu and some of his teammates were on a training run near Memorial Stadium on Friday and multiple members of the Cal medical staff were supervising, according to the Associated…

Nelson Mandela Visits Oakland, Out Of Prison: Video: June 30, 1990

Nelson Mandela When Nelson Mandela was freed from prison in South Africa in 1990, he went on a United States “Thank You” Tour that included Oakland, California. You have to…

Black Students Avoid UC Berkeley Because Cal Doesn’t Go After Them

There has been a lot of chatter why UC Berkeley doesn’t have a larger black student base. One recent publication reported that more than half of African-American students who are…

Samsung At CES 2014 Las Vegas: Richard Bullwinkle Gives Preview

What will Samsung show at CES 2014 Las Vegas? Samsung’s Richard Bullwinkle gives us a preview while at the Play Conference 2013 by The UC Berkeley Haas Business School. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkhHg1LWdcc

Yosemite Fire: Status Of The UC Berkeley Bear’s Lair / Pinecrest Chalet

The Yosemite Fire is spreading and not contained as of this writing. Here’s a Cal / UC Berkeley update As I was on the Cal Alumni Board and Awards Committee…

The Indian Ocean Earthquake Tsunami Disaster Of 2004

The Disaster Tuesday, December 28th 2004, for me, was a weird mix of emotions. First, I was happy just to be with my Mom and Step dad here in Fayetteville,…

Cal Fires Jeff Tedford; Aaron Rogers Calls Decision “Terrible” – Update

According to ESPN Wisconsin, Aaron Rogers, who left Cal-Berkeley for the 2005 NFL Draft and The Green Bay Packers, and was the second example of Cal’s now former Head Coach’s…

Cal Copies Stanford, Selects DHR International’s Glenn Sugiyama To Find Next Head Coach

Cal’s Sandy Barbour has copied Stanford University’s lead and hired the same search firm and man The Cardinal used to find then-Head Coach Jim Harbaugh. Embeded in Cal Athletic Director…

Cal Fires Jeff Tedford; Suggested Criteria For Selecting New Cal Football Coach

After two days of talks, University Of California Athletic Director Sandy Barbour announced that Cal fired Jeff Tedford as head coach. This brings a sad end to a once-glorious career…

Play 2012 Digital Media Conference Today

The >play 2012 Digital Media Conference is today at the UC Berkeley Haas Business School, and it promises to be an excellent presentation. The event is entirely student-run, and concerns…

John Derbyshire Fired For Racist Column Telling Whites And Asians To Avoid Blacks

Well, just a few hours after this blogger declared him the “face of modern racism,” John Derbyshire, earlier today the Contributing Editor For The National Review, has been fired. I…

Robert Birgeneau : Retiring UC Berkeley Chancellor A Cal Football Fan

Robert Birgeneau. Cal football fan? Yes! As word goes around that Cal Chancellor Robert Birgeneau announced he would step down from his post, but remain as a teacher at UC…

Occupy Cal In Berkeley Celebrates One Month Anniversary, Visits Chancellor

University of California, Berkeley Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau saw an interesting happening in front of his home on the campus of Cal this week. A lot of color of pink…

Andronico’s In Berkeley, Out Of Bankrupcy, Open For Business

Concerned that fans and patrons think Andronico’s is totally out of business with the close of its Telegraph Avenue store in Berkeley, the food retailer’s went on a big push…

Oakland Mayor Quan, Don’t Fire Anne Campbell Washington Over A Hug!

Now that Oakland Mayor Jean Quan did a good move in bring Anne Campbell Washington back to Oakland, this blogger has one request: don’t fire her for hugging someone who…

UC Berkeley Cops Jam Batons Into Protesters (Video)

This video from MilesMathews on YouTube is totally horrifying and shows UC Berkeley Police openly, and without physical provocation, jamming their batons into the stomachs and pelvic areas of both…

College Football: As Cal Prepares For Fresno St, Sports By Brooks Has Witch Hunt

Ok, let me get my bias out of the way before turning to College Football matters: I’m a Cal Alum who earned a Master of City and Regional Planning Degree…