Foul air from North Bay fires prompts cancellation of Sunday Streets Berkeley

BERKELEY — Sunday Streets Berkeley, scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 15, has been cancelled, along with its companion events Pet Parade, Salsa Sunday and Vine Street Block Party, due to bad air quality resulting from raging North Bay fires, organizers announced Thursday. “Sunday Streets Berkeley is a diverse celebration of our community, and we could not in good conscience ask members of our community, especially children, seniors, and other sensitive individuals to risk their health and safety,” Heather Hensley of the North Shattuck Association, one of the organizers, said in a posting on the Sunday Streets Berkeley website on Thursday. The other organizers are the Downtown Berkeley Association, Walk Oakland Bike… Read More

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Foul air from North Bay fires prompts cancellation of Sunday Streets Berkeley

BERKELEY — Sunday Streets Berkeley, scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 15, has been cancelled, along with its companion events Pet Parade, Salsa Sunday and Vine Street Block Party, due to bad air quality resulting from raging North Bay fires, organizers announced Thursday. “Sunday Streets Berkeley is a diverse celebration of our community, and we could not in good conscience ask members of our community, especially children, seniors, and other sensitive individuals to risk their health and safety,” Heather Hensley of the North Shattuck Association, one of the organizers, said in a posting on the Sunday Streets Berkeley website on Thursday. The other organizers are the Downtown Berkeley Association, Walk Oakland Bike… Read More

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Lady Gaga is ‘Slowly Coming Back to Life’ as She Returns to the Studio Amid Health Struggles

Lady Gaga has “A Million Reasons” to be grateful, including returning to the studio. The singer, 31, shared a photo of herself back in the studio on Instagram Thursday, writing, “Nothing like studio therapy. … Had so much fun in the studio. Made me feel like a star like the ones in the sky, you know..the real kind.” In addition to feeling like a star, the A Star Is Born actress sparkled in a pair of Juicy Couture track shorts and sequined Polly Plume boots. Gaga accessorized her look with a powder blue Saks Potts coat and Joanne-esque pink fedora. “Slowly coming back to life,” she captioned one of three… Read More

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Blue Crush Is Being Rebooted, So It’s Time to Revisit Its Glorious Lessons

Don’t lie: the first time you saw Blue Crush, you were swept into a world of sand and salt water, where anything was possible. You dreamed of living on the beach in Hawaii with your best friends, driving a beat-up Jeep, and spending all day in the ocean – not to mention winning a world-class surfing contest and hooking up with a hot tourist. Now you can probably relive those feelings on the small screen sometime in the future, because NBC is rebooting the movie for TV. Because we’re all feeling quite nostalgic about the film in the wake of this news, here are all the things you thought you… Read More

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This Is Why Mindhunter Feels Just Like Silence of the Lambs

Image Source: Netflix If you’re into the serial killer genre, your next favorite show is bound to be Netflix’s psychological thriller Mindhunter, about two FBI agents who interview serial killers in order to gain insight into the minds of how these kinds of murderers think. If you think that sounds an awful lot like the plot of an Oscar-winning film or an Emmy-nominated TV show, you’d be right. So just what kind of connection does Mindhunter have to The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal? The Hannibal Lecter series of four books were written by Thomas Harris between 1981 and 2006. In them, one recurring character is Jack Crawford, the… Read More

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