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'Your Money Or Your Life'

Pamela Mays McDonald | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics
Pamela Mays McDonald

As the Supreme Court, on this third and final day, weighs the future of the Affordable Care Act (AKA "Obamacare"), the saga of Kenya's journey these past few months demonstrates the life-or-death significance of the Court's deliberations.

WATCH: Mad Max of Hypermilers Hacks 2-Ton Truck, Halves Fuel Consumption

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.15.2012 | Technology
Kirsten Dirksen

He added a charger and now plugs in at night to charge his electric components or when parked long enough, the 15-watt solar panel on his dashboard fully charges his accessories.

FIRST AMENDMENT VIOLATED? Police Chief Sent Armed Cop To Reporter's House At Midnight

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.11.2012 | San Francisco

Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan has come under fire after sending an armed sergeant to Oakland Tribune reporter Doug Oakley's home in the middle ...

Robin Wilkey

WATCH: Horrifying Murder In Berkeley -- Is Occupy To Blame? | Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.22.2012 | San Francisco

A tragic murder in Berkeley has stricken two families with grief and led to serious allegations against the Berkeley Police Department, the mental hea...

Berkeley, CA: How Berkeley's Last Video Rental Store Survived The Digital Apocalypse | Posted 02.15.2012 | Home

"It's like the theater in a way. There is some magic about coming to the video store."...

Mary Heilmann Will Make You Love Abstract Art

Posted 02.10.2012 | Arts

Here at HuffPost Arts, we like to think of abstract art as the sushi of the art world, an acquired taste that at first encounter is a bit odd and leav...

California City Pulling Millions Out Of Bank

Care2 Causes | Posted 02.07.2012 | San Francisco

In what may be the most damaging blow to Big Banks since the overwhelming success of Bank Transfer Day in late 2011, the City of Berkeley recently ann...

Why We Love The Mother Of The Organic Food Movement

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Chefs We Love is a Valentine's Day tribute to those who have done great work in the culinary world -- to those who inspire us to not only eat well, bu...

City Looks To Move It's Money

Berkeley Patch | Emily Henry | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

The recommendation not to renew the city's contract will be addressed at the Jan. 31 council meeting, when the council will decide whether or not to s...

The Surrogate Steals Sundance

Courtney Garcia | Posted 03.26.2012 | Entertainment
Courtney Garcia

I knew this film was going to be good because 1) it was about a bizarre sexual quandary; 2) it really happened; and 3) it starred John Hawkes, who is one of the best, if not the best, actors in Hollywood right now.

Original 1969 Berkeley People's Park Leaflets Found

Larry Magid | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Larry Magid

Back in 1969 I was a senior at U.C. Berkeley and a member of the People's Park Negotiating Committee, where I helped write and print the leaflets that were used to call people to demonstrations and inform them of the status of the Park -- and I just turned up the originals.

Howard Hawks Retrospective in Berkeley

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 03.12.2012 | San Francisco
Thomas Gladysz

What does a seminal gangster film like Scarface have in common with such screwball comedies as Bringing Up Baby, and His Girl Friday? The answer is Howard Hawks.

Occupy... Your Neighborhood!

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 02.29.2012 | San Francisco
Michael Berkowitz

The group is largely seniors, volunteers seasoned in the labor, civil rights and anti-war movements. Some call themselves "Senior Action" or "Occupy Retirement." Out of the senior centers and into the street, they joke.

Anti-Semitism Claims Against UC Berkeley Dismissed

AP | Posted 02.28.2012 | College

BERKELEY, Calif. — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by two Jewish students who claimed the University of California, Berkeley, fost...

UC Berkeley Reopens Building After Fuel Spill

AP | Posted 02.12.2012 | College

BERKELEY, Calif. — University of California, Berkeley officials on Monday reopened a campus building closed after 1,700 gallons of diesel fuel s...

Scientists Discover BIGGEST Black Holes Ever Known To Exist

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 02.04.2012 | Green

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Scientists have found the biggest black holes known to exist – each one 10 billion times the size of our sun. A te...

Occupy's Tactics

Norm Stamper | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Shutting down a critical bridge or snarling highway traffic during rush hour may be a grand, empowering experience. But it ticks off thousands who would otherwise, in their own enlightened self-interest, sign on to the cause.

Tyler Kingkade

Outrage Over Police Violence At Occupy Protest | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.14.2011 | San Francisco

In light of campus police violence against protesters, University of California, Berkeley Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau faces lawsuits, a letter from...

Tyler Kingkade

Thousands Gather For Occupy Cal As Two Years Of Protest Comes Home | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco

Facing some of the steepest budget cuts and tuition hikes in the country, thousands college students across California staged a mass walkout on Wednes...

Are Animals in Your Cocktail?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 12.28.2011 | Home
Anneli Rufus

Vegans might think they're safe at bars as long as they don't order anything containing cream, honey or egg whites. (That means no Grasshoppers, no Black Russians, no Drambuie, Brandy Alexanders, no Pisco Sours and no eggnog.) Actually, it's not that easy.

Saki Knafo

Return To Levittown | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.13.2011 | Fifty

Last Wednesday, as thousands of protesters gathered in financial districts around the country shouting slogans like "Get money out of politics" and "T...

WATCH: 'Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe'

Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts

Back in 1978, Herzog challenged a then-unknown Errol Morris to make his feature documentary, "Gates of Heaven," promising Morris that he would eat his...

We Should Have Affirmative Action Bake Sales At Every College

John Hawkins | Posted 11.28.2011 | College
John Hawkins

The University of California - Berkeley College Republicans should be congratulated for speaking the truth to power about the odious race-based discrimination that occurs at colleges all across the country.

The Roaring Twenties: Pick a Side

Stefanie Lee | Posted 01.30.2012 | San Francisco
Stefanie Lee

I think I might have a case of Bay Envy. I need your help with the diagnosis.

It's Madness: the Incarceration of Disabled Homeless People in the US

Paul Boden | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Paul Boden

The criminal justice system has displaced the mental health system as the main institution for dealing with poor people with psychiatric disabilities in the United States.