Locally grown produce: The Graduate (above) Berkeleyside’s film writer John Seal steals an evocative peek at Moe’s Books as seen from Benjamin’s perch at Caffé Mediterraneum in the iconic 1967 movie.
Another murder in Berkeley Berkeleyside reports from the scene of a brutal shooting which took place around 8.43am on October 26 on Sacramento and was witnessed by school children, among others.
Chez Panisse loses its Michelin star A shocker for many Alice Waters fans, but the restaurant itself says stars are not what it’s about.
Berkeley’s new recycling carts: how it’s going so far Martin Bourque of the Ecology Center responds to the many comments — both positive and negative — that Berkeleyside readers have left about those new blue carts.
Walgreens set to take over Elephant Pharmacy space Our readers react strongly to the news — including one who wrote: “Dear Elephant: Please forgive me for all the times I made fun of you during your brief, earnest life here in 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...