A strike at West Berkeley's Pacific Steel was settled yesterday. Photo: Michelle Vitetta

Berkeley High students weigh in on gun issues Four gun incidents since the beginning of the year have raised concerns, but BHS students have responded articulately, arguing that their school remains safe.
TV character patterned on Berkeley Rep’s artistic director The news that NBC’s Parenthood is introducing a character “based” on Tony Taccone spurred some, ahem, interesting comments.
Berkeley neighborhood reacts to violent crime in its midst A horrifically violent assault last month in the neighborhood near Ashby BART remains unsolved, but the neighborhood is taking action to build community and make a safer environment.
Workers from Pacific Steel go on strike The strike has now been settled, but our story on the outset of the strike provoked passionate responses from readers.
Hail yes We’re inordinately pleased with our headline about last Friday’s freakish thunder and hailstorm.

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Lance Knobel (Berkeleyside co-founder) has been a journalist for nearly 40 years. Much of his career was in business journalism. He was editor-in-chief of both Management Today, the leading business magazine...