Christina Romer leaving Obama administration to return to UC Berkeley [USA Today]
New book: 100 years at UC’s Department of Architecture [Architects’ Newspaper]
Manager of Black Oak Books talks about value of independence [WSJ]
Berkeley J-school film on Chauncey Bailey on PBS tonight [NBC]
Mandy Patinkin to star in Berkeley Reps’ Compulsion [Berkeley Rep]
Rabbi Michael Lerner honored for work promoting forgiveness [CC Times]
“Mommy” outing to Good Vibrations [SF Chronicle]

Photo: San Francisco bay in sepia by szymeks/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.

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...