West County Around the Horn: Berkeley girls soccer team still unbeaten in WACC play

Berkeley beats Mt. Eden 2-0 to improve to 8-0-1 in conference play; El Cerrito boys basketball team edges St. Joseph Notre Dame  
Piedmont/Montclair Around the Horn: Piedmont's Kevin Shum shines in figure skating
Bishop O'Dowd High's Paris Austin has memorable week, scoring 70 points in two games
 

(Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)
Brooks on Beer: Healdsburg's Bear Republic is a hoppy haven

Bear Republic's brewpub is high on any list of beer-ophile pleasures. Here's the scoop on the brewery, its people -- and its new IPA ice cream.