Beware of people looking for a lost cat: it could be a scam [Albany Patch]
BP funded UC research that claimed microbes were eating oil [ProPublica]
Berkeley police will set up DUI checkpoint tonight [Oakland Tribune]
“Swindled” comment draws record traffic to The Berkeley Blog [Daily Californian]
Schochu bar and restaurant open in Berkeley [SF Examiner]
Aurora Theater’s Trouble of Mind is splendid [Mercury News]
Free Cajun concert Saturday at Westbrae Gardens [Facebook]

Photo: Sather Tower bathed in blue by micheledianesmith/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 Created California, published in November...