Professor Jeffrey Ravel to speak on the Arts & Humanities at MIT

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Monday, February 12th, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
National University
11255 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037

Professor Jeffrey Ravel, who  received his Master’s and PhD from Cal-Berkeley, is head of the History section of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at MIT. He will speak on the state of the department, on the MIT Museum of Maritime History, with which he is heavily involved, and his research into the history of French playing cards.  The author of several books and involved in the revival of 18th century French theatre, he is, in MIT fashion, bringing data analysis and digital techniques to the study of history. Professor Ravel will provide an entertaining and educational talk on his work.

Come join us for an evening of good conversation around how MIT and Cal help make the best scientists and engineers into well rounded leaders.

Dinner and networking will begin at 6:30. A Mediterranean dinner from Luna Grill will be served. The talk will begin at 7:15 followed by a Q&A session.

For more information and to register, visit the MIT Club of San Diego

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San Diego Crew Classic 2018

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San Diego Crew Classic 2018
Sunday, March 24th, 7am – 2pm
Crown Point Shores Park









Entrance to the Cal alumni tent and victuals are free;
Entrance to the Crew Classic is $15;

Parking in the lot is $20, or park at Ski Beach for free and take the shuttle.

Come watch our National Champs start the season in sunny San Diego.

Visit for more details.

Click here for PDF flyer.

Bowling with Bears!

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Sunday, February 25 at 1:30 PM – 4 PM
Kearny Mesa Bowl
7585 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, California 92111

This is a family friendly event for all ages! We plan to bowl together on a few lanes and will reserve more lanes based on interest in this Facebook event. Please RSVP to help determine numbers!

*Plan on arriving around 1:30/1:40pm to get your bowling shoes and join a lane. Bowling starts at 2:00pm.
*Cost is $10 per person for 2 hours of bowling.
*Shoe Rental is $4.
*Bumpers are available for Free in every lane

**The Club will be sponsoring the first few pizzas and some adult beverage pitchers! =)


Speaker Lunch Event: “The Sentence that Changed the World” with Dr. Benjamin Santer

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Saturday, February 24, 2018, 12 – 3 pm. Orange County Cal Alumni club presents A Special Lunch & Speaker Event at Orange Hill Restaurant.
Join us for a thoughtful discussion on CLIMATE CHANGE with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory climate scientist Dr. Benjamin Santer and celebrate UC Berkeley’s 150th anniversary!
tickets & Info:

In partnership with the Center on Civility and Democratic Engagement, the Orange County Cal Alumni Club presents a special lunch and speaker event in celebration of UC Berkeley’s 150th Anniversary!

Dine with us at the prestigious Orange Hill Restaurant on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 12 noon – 3 p.m.

Distinguished Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory climate scientist Dr. Benjamin D. Santer will address the impact of climate change on the planet in a thoughtful and engaging discussion.

Advance sale tickets are $30 for members of any Cal Alumni Chapter in Southern California and $35 for non-members and guests. Prices will be $40 and $45 at the door. Each ticket includes a delicious buffet lunch and spectacular views of Southern California.

The event also commemorates UC Berkeley Class of 1968’s 50-year reunion anniversary. If you would like more information about connecting with Class of 1968 classmates, please email Bill Hsiang ’68 at

Speaker Lunch Event: “The Sentence that Changed the World” with Dr. Benjamin Santer
Orange Hill Restaurant
6410 E Chapman Ave
Orange, CA 92869

Pre-sale tickets:
Cal Alumni chapter members: $30
Non-members and guests: $35

At-the-door tickets:
$40 for members of any Cal Alumni chapter in SoCal
$45 for non-members and guests

For more information about the event and to buy tickets, go to

Volunteer with SD Cal Alumni for “Feeding San Diego”

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Saturday, March 10, 9-11am. Join fellow SD Cal Alumni and volunteer with “Feeding San Diego”.

There is space for up to 12 volunteers.  Each volunteer must sign-up online, directions follow.

1.         Visit
2.         Click “Sign in” in the upper right hand corner and follow the steps as instructed.
3.         During this step, you will be asked to enter your groups join code: 1788
4.         Once you return to the main page, scroll down until you find your group’s volunteer shift.
5.         Click the “Sign Up” button to the left of your group’s volunteer shift.
6.         Each Volunteer will receive a confirmation email when signed up successfully.

A parent may sign a youth (6 years or older) volunteer up by creating a separate account using the same email address, just be sure to choose a different user name for each account online. After signing up the child for the volunteer shift be sure to bring a paper waiver for any volunteers under 18 years, with a parent or guardian signature. The paper waiver is located here:

Important Reminders
All volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes in order to participate.
Any adults not signed up online must bring a paper waiver
Volunteers must be 6 and older and any volunteers under 18 years must bring a paper waiver, with a parent or guardian signature.

On the day of your event
•           Arrive at 9455 Waples Street, Suite 135 San Diego, CA 92121.
•           Sign in, complete a name tag, and drop off waivers.
•           Wait in the Volunteer Center for your Volunteer Event to begin.
•           Volunteers will take a distribution center tour which will end at the project location.
•           Make an impact! Bring a donation of nonperishable food like peanut butter, canned vegetables, or canned chicken.


CAL Rose Parade Float Decoration!

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Thursday, December 28 at 7p – 10:30p The San Gabriel Valley Chapter is coordinating SoCal Alumni for Rose Parade float decorating!
They need at least 20 people to sign up in order for folks to be grouped together as one party so they’re asking other SoCal chapters to help spread the word to create one large Cal group of volunteers.
Click here for the SGV chapter created Facebook event page. Click here for the volunteer sign-up page provided by Paradiso Parade Floats. Click here for the official Tournament of Roses volunteer page for general info. If you have questions, email Susie Tang, the vice president of the San Gabriel Valley chapter.

Cal Basketball at SDSU

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Saturday, December 9th 2pm tip-off.
Pre-party at Park & Rec 12-1:30.
Park and Rec University Heights 4612 Park Boulevard San Diego, CA 92116 (619)795-9700,  21+.
Game viewing for those not attending the game.

Cal Alumni Tailgate vs UCLA

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November 24th, Rose Bowl. Pasadena.

Hey Cal Alumni! Let’s make the Rose Bowl Bear Territory!

Join Cal Alumni of Los Angeles Chapter and the Cal Alumni Club of Long Beach as they invade Pasadena at the official Cal Alumni Tailgate before the Cal vs UCLA game at the Rose Bowl!

Athletic Director Mike Williams (Class of ’82) will be present, as well as a few other special guests from the University.

The tailgate, located adjacent to the Rose Bowl, will feature a ​delicious ​meal ​with ​garden ​salad, ​hot ​dogs, ​burgers, ​BBQ ​chicken ​sandwiches, ​fresh ​fruit, ​pasta ​salad, ​cookies, ​brownies, ​chips, ​coffee, ​iced ​tea, ​fruit ​punch, ​and ​soda. Beer ​and ​wine ​is ​included ​for ​those ​21 ​and ​over! (Note: Game ticket and parking not included.)

Purchase tickets here:

Go Bears!

Presented by the Cal Alumni of Los Angeles Chapter and the Cal Alumni Club of Long Beach.

North County Game Viewing at SpecOps

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Attention all North County alums! We have a second venue for game day viewing, SpecHops Brewing Company located at 1280 Activity Dr Vista, CA 92081! This venue is also Cal owned (Stephanie Jahn Casperson, class of ’94), kid and dog friendly. Come watch the Cal vs. Colorado football game. kick-off at 11am.

There will also be a fundraiser for feral cats called Pints for Purrs.

Football, feral cats, beer specials, what a day!!!


**This will not replace the viewing party at Waypoint Public for those Cal fans in the Downtown/Metro areas. We hope to see everyone at one viewing party or the other!!