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Portrait of a Barrier-Breaking Asian American

A portrait of former Bay Area Congressman Norman Mineta now hangs in Washington’s National Portrait Gallery. Jacob Fenston reports.

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Occupied Berkeley

A third day of protests at UC Berkeley as students, their teachers, and university employees continue to fight a combination of deep budget cuts and steep fee increases. Today’s action centered on Wheeler Hall, a major classroom building that a group of students occupied early this morning. Jacob Fenston has been covering the Wheeler Hall protest for KQED, and files this report.

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Oakland Homicides

Four people are dead and four critically injured after another week of gun violence in Oakland. One of those victims—the city’s 73rd homicide this year—was active in an anti-violence movement.

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The Great Belgian Lager

The Budweiser plant in Fairfield is the second largest private employer in Solano County. Not everyone’s happy the “Great American Lager” will soon be in foreign hands.