UC Berkeley freshmen who entered in 2009 had average 4.10 GPA [New York Times]
“Education Matters” is theme of Cal’s summer reading list [UC Berkeley]
Group sues East Bay Regional Parks over Eucalyptus tree removal [Coco Times]
Scientists challenge UC Berkeley team’s claim of “Ardi” as new human [New York Times]
Berkeley entrepreneur sells conversation starting game [Oakland Tribune]

Photo: Steps by Claudie C-G/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...