Shattuck Avenue in 1893 (Courtesy of Berkeley Public Library)

BART officer uses Taser to stun Berkeley fare evader [Oakland Tribune]
Money behind union decertification vote at Berkeley Bowl [East Bay Express]
National Jewish LBGT conference in Berkeley this weekend
[J Weekly]
Why hasn’t biography of Mario Savio gotten more attention? [Truth Dig]
Swarm of yellow jackets sting Berkeley firefighters [KTVU]
UC Berkeley day care center gets highest green rating
[Day care resources]
Oyster shells lowered into bay to improve salmon feeding grounds [CC Times]

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...