We cannot think of anything more lame than still being located on Bancroft Way. Honestly, you might as well just kill yourself (cough, Alphonse Berber ….). If you didn’t already know about the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive’s impending move to where it’s at (Center and Oxford streets): duh. And, what with everyone being poor now and all, they’re working on a new building design to save some money. Get on with it! read more »

memorial-stadiumIf you thought the drama over at Memorial Stadium ended when the last oak fell, then get this: Stadium seats are now going for as much as $225,000 a piece. And we don’t mean you actually get to take the seat home with you either.

Ninety thousand dollars will get you four memberships to the “University Club,” which includes 50-year rights to your seat, on-campus parking on game days, free food and drinks, and cup holders. Your family can even inherit the seat if you don’t happen to make it for the next 50 years. read more »