A Berkeley High student’s death in 1994 spurs gun control in California [NYT]
Geneology searches expand Berkeley Tech teen’s world [SF Chronicle]
City’s Planning Director, Dan Marks, to retire [Berkeley Daily Planet]
Free kids’ car seats inspection in Berkeley on Saturday [510 Families]
Emotional plea from freed hiker, Berkeley grad Sarah Shourd [NBC Bay Area]

Photo: Child picking flowers in Live Oak Park 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...