Foodie mural in Gourmet Ghetto takes shape (above) [Photo: Dan Brekke]
Today is David Brower Day in Berkeley. But you knew that right? [Wilderness Within]
Doubletree Berkeley Marina Hotel in $160m mortgage default [Oakland Tribune]
Mothers of Berkeley hikers held in Iran issue new appeal [ABC 7]
Berkeley study shows Tibetans adapted to altitude in 3,000 years [UC Berkeley]

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...