Energy Secretary Steven Chu named Cal alumnus of the year [UC Berkeley]
Two appointed co-editors of local weekly
[East Bay Express]
Conservative surprised to agree with Berkeley liberals [American Thinker]
2007 Metropolitan Magazine Home of the Year for sale [SF Curbed]
Former soldier urges vets to “return to Berkeley” [Chandlers Watch]
Berkeley to offer reduced services from Dec. 23 to Jan 3
[City of Berkeley]

Photo: Carnivorous pitcher plants at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden by D.H. Parks/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...