Third annual olive oil festival at The Pasta Shop on Fourth Street, June 4 [Market Hall]
Heart attack, not fall, caused death in Yosemite of 34-year-old Berkeley man [Chronicle]
GOP filibuster blocks court nominee Goodwin Liu [McClatchy]
City approves demolition of west and south branch libraries [City of Berkeley]
Mothers of ex-Cal students held in Iran begin hunger strike [Oakland Tribune]

Photo: Cactus in the desert, by D.H. Parks/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...