Berkeley High seniors posing before prom

Berkeley High held its annual prom Saturday night, and in a Berkeley ritual, dozens of seniors and their dates gathered at the Rose Garden to pose for pictures. (A full set of photos of the Prom, taken by the Coplan family, is now online.)

Posing for pictures

The style was short, short dresses and high, high, heels.

High Heels
Black is in

Frances Dinkelspiel, Berkeleyside and CItyside co-founder, is a journalist and author. Her first book, Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman Created California, published in November...