Malcolm X parents raise concerns over pedestrian safety Our story about efforts to make a Berkeley school located on a state highway safer for the children who walk there was published on March 3. The next day the city told ABC7 it had submitted the necessary application to make a long-overdue safety improvement.
The unscientific Berkeley iPhone face-off: AT&T vs Verizon Two Berkeleyside “testers” set out to find out which phone performs better in Berkeley: an AT&T  iPhone 3 or a Verizon iPhone 4. While far from scientific, the smack-down — and its results — caused a stir.
Three Berkeley sites proposed for new LBL campus Golden Gate Fields, which straddles the Berkeley-Albany border, is a late contender among three in our city vying to be chosen by the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab for its second campus.
Berkeley grocer vows to give back despite robbery Mi Tierra Foods on San Pablo is a much-loved local market viewed by many Berkeleyans as a wonderful asset to its neighborhood. Despite being robbed at gunpoint, owner Jesus Mendez says his commitment to the community is unshaken.
Five steps to make Berkeley a high-tech mecca Innovation and entrepreneurship guru Vivek Wadhwa says Berkeley is ideally positioned to become an epicenter for high-tech start-ups.

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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...