Berkeley Symphony harnesses forces of nature with mixed results [Mercury News]
Berkeley police involved in Bay Area prostitution ring arrests [Danville Patch]
Cal backs plans for new LBNL solar energy center [Daily Californian]
UC Regents approve move to “holistic review” of applications [Mercury News]
Chez Panisse head chef David Tanis’s ode to stew (aka tagine) [WSJ]
East Bay Humane Society celebrates re-opening after fire [Tails of the City]
True brew: Berkeley’s organic beer makers Bison [Oakland Tribune]

Photo: Front lawn by kershlock/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.

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...