Berkeley couple buys Mr Mopps’ toy store (above) After reading about the store being up for sale right here on Berkeleyside, a couple with deep roots in the city decided they just had to buy it.
Apple store set to open on Berkeley’s Fourth Street A sleek new store for Apple devotees and the less cultish alike — and another Berkeleyside scoop.
New powder-blue split recycling carts coming your way Mayor Bates rolled out his new split recycling cart and Berkeleysiders opened the debate on whether they were a good thing, or not.
Berkeleyside guide: Understanding Measures H and I We provide clarity on the five measures you will vote on come November 2: first up two all-important school district measures.
Gather chef Sean Baker named best of the year Esquire Magazine’s esteemed restaurant writer John Mariani picks Berkeley’s Gather restaurant and its head chef as among the best of 2010.

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...