Bus catches fire in downtown Berkeley: no-one hurt (above) Around 20 passengers were ordered off a number 18 bus by a quick-thinking driver before the rear of the bus burst into flames on Shattuck at lunchtime on Monday.
The Mushroom Guys: A business out of UC Berkeley Two former Haas students sought help from Chez Panisse, Peet’s and Whole Foods, among others, to get their sustainable foodie start-up off the ground.
Hosts of KPFA Morning Show axed Co-hosts Aimee Allison and Brian Edwards-Tiekert lose their jobs amid a slew of staff cuts at Berkeley’s progressive talk radio and music radio station.
Changes afoot for Solano Avenue after community survey Councilmember Laurie Capitelli is hatching a mini-economic stimulus package for Solano Avenue after surveying local residents on what they think needs doing in the area.
Berkeley native tackles circumcision in novel What happened when author Lisa Braver Moss decided to write a book featuring a Jewish doctor who starts to question the practice of circumcision.

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...