16 things to do in Berkeley now that it’s spring

The birds are chirping, the cherry blossoms are blooming and you’re trading in your sweater for a tank top. Springtime is finally here! How will you be enjoying this newfound warmth and sunshine? We at the Clog have a few suggestions for you. 1. Have a picnic in the botanical
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City announces plan to exterminate squirrels in Cesar Chavez Park

Squirrels and gophers currently occupy Cesar Chavez Park, a former landfill near the Berkeley Marina, and burrow tunnels that could potentially funnel toxic waste into the Bay. The city announced a pilot plan to tail off their pest problem by trapping and exterminating a portion of the population.
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Berkeley holds first-ever half-marathon Sunday morning

Lark Ryan, the race’s marketing and outreach coordinator, said the course depended on the permits they were able to settle with the city. She said that she hopes to cooperate with the city to get better permits and, consequently, a better course for possible future races.
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30 trips to take before class starts

So here you are at Berkeley, lounging again in your room, mulling in your head about whether you’ve milked every last sun-swollen drop of the season. For those of you with adventure still buzzing in your veins, we at The Daily Clog have prepared a list of the perfect weekend
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Kites and spirits soar at the 28th annual Berkeley Kite Festival

If you happened to look oceanward from a Berkeley rooftop at some point yesterday afternoon, chances are, you noticed something strange on the horizon. If you dared to venture over to the Berkeley Marina, your puzzlement likely grew — no, you were not hallucinating. Yes, those actually were gigantic octopus-shaped kites
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Southern California: beaches galore

You can tell you’re getting closer to the beach once the pedestrians you pass are wearing fewer and fewer articles of clothing. Suddenly, shirtless men abound, and loose T-shirts ending just below the backside are all girls need to throw on top of their bikinis. This perfectly toned, tanned, scantily
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