Craig Newmark to speak at Berkeley Startup Cluster lunch, Thursday [BSC]
Downtown Area Plan takes steps forward [Daily Californian]
Armistead Maupin in conversation with Jon Carroll in Berkeley, Thursday [CC]
UC Berkeley prof on the dangers of eating too much pho at one sitting [Bay Citizen]
Berkeley Animal Care to hold meeting over shooting of dog by BPD [Daily Planet]
Julian Assange and NYT’s Bill Keller trade barbs at UC Berkeley [SF Weekly]

Photo: Brazil Room, Tilden by sisterfish3/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...