Winter storm's impact on the snowpack, Sierra slopes

At Sports Basement in Berkeley, the rental area was busy. A long line of people checked out skis, snowboards, boots, and other snow gear. Many were headed to the Sierra after a winter storm dumped more than a foot of fresh snow in the Tahoe area, with much more in the forecast.

Election error in Alameda County names new winner in District 4 race

A stunning twist in the Oakland School Board race. Mike Hutchinson – who thought he lost his race in District 4 - actually won. The Alameda County Registrar of Voters revealed an error in the tabulation process that would have moved Hutchinson from third place to first. 

University of California, workers reach deal to end strike

The University of California reached an agreement Friday with some 36,000 graduate student teaching assistants and other academic workers for increased pay and benefits that could potentially end a monthlong strike — the largest of its kind in the nation — at the prestigious state system.

Papanikolaou leads Cal to second straight water polo title

Nikolaos Papanikolaou had seven goals, Roberto Valera gave California the lead with 41 seconds left and the Golden Bears scored five straight goals to stun Southern California 13-12 and win their second straight NCAA men’s water polo championship on Sunday.

CHP investigate I-80 shooting amid busy holiday travel weekend

Westbound lanes of Interstate 80 near University Avenue in Berkeley were temporarily shut down Saturday at around 11:30 P.M. as CHP investigated a shooting on the freeway. Officers say one car was involved, but that none was injured.