5,800 Berkeley freshmen asked to record their voices for experiment [LA Times]
Woman arrested in Berkeley-Emeryville car burglary spree [Oakland Tribune]
Berkeley filmmaker Miranda July lands on cover of NYT magazine [NYT]
City Council to choose new communications network for fire and police [Daily Cal]
Trove holding going-out-of-business sale [SFGate]
Ecology Center offers a lot to growers [Patch]
Bonjour Tristesse in a cappella by Pacific College on August 7 [Pacific College]
Water main breaks in Berkeley soon after Saturday tremblor [Daily Planet]

Photo: Can we go? by AEssBee/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...