Animated puppet theater! Laura Heit’s work at the Gene Siskel Film Center. The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California. Founded in , Berkeley is the flagship institution of the ten research universities affiliated with the University of California system. Queensland’s most wanted man has peacefully surrendered to police after a hour stand-off inside a Sunshine Coast apartment. Zlatko Sikorsky had been wanted since Wednesday for questioning over the discovery of a teenage girl.