Berkeley approves two charter schools for black and Latino students [Oakland Tribune]
Is Philz the new Peet’s? Gourmet Ghetto coffee revolution [East Bay Express]
Congregation Beth El in Berkeley hires transgender rabbi [J, the Jewish newsweekly]
UC librarians urge boycott of Nature journals [Contra Costa Times]
Haas Business School Prof. Terry Odean on the average, misguided investor [Forbes]
School board votes to renew parcel tax, put $210m bond on ballot [Berkeley Daily Planet]

Photo: Subway Guitars by Wnewton1948/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...