Berkeley educator breaks into her own home to reclaim it from bank [NYT]
Berkeley rabbi gets coveted invitation to the White House [J Weekly]
Renowned Berkeley sculptor Stephen De Staebler dies [Mercury News]
No injuries in chemical spill in Latimer Hall [Daily Cal]
Assembly speaker takes responsibility for fudging Cal degree [Sacramento Bee]
Saul’s deli pulls the plug on pastrami on rye – temporarily [J Weekly]
Berkeley paramedics honored with county award [Patch]
Berkeley’s East Bay College Fund to hand out scholarships [East Bay College Fund]
Pop up mob shop this weekend [Bare Magazine]

Photo: Golden grains at Edible School Yard by DHParks/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.

Frances Dinkelspiel, Berkeleyside and CItyside co-founder, is a journalist and author. Her first book, Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman Created California, published in November...