Berkeley revamps loan program after defaults [Berkeley Voice]
Budget cuts force senior centers to consolidate programs [Daily Cal]
Unions object to “silent” immigration raids [Oakland Tribune]
Alameda courts LBL for second campus [WSJ]
With new owner, Joshu-ya Sushi Bar to become Joshu-ya Brasserie [Inside Scoop]
Memorial services for BUSD teachers Deidra Johnson, Thomasine Wilson [BUSD]
UC Department of Theater and Dance announces 2011/2012 season [UC]
Phil’s Sliders gets serious about the tater tot [East Bay Express]
Boalt issues scholarships to cover fee increases [Above the Law]

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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...