The Oakland-Berkeley hills in the aftermath of the 1991 fire. Photo copyright Richard Misrach

Richard Misrach: A focus on the after-story. Berkeley photographer Misrach’s haunting images of the 1991 hill firestorm will be exhibited for the first time in October, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the disaster.
* Public meetings were held on two of the three Berkeley-related sites for the new Lawrence Berkeley National Lab second campus. Berkeleyside’s live-tweeting of the meetings (first Golden Gate Fields, then Aquatic Park West) tells you what you missed by not going.
Ju Hong: Undocumented and unafraid. Cal senior Hong was arrested at an immigration protest last month and now is in danger of deportation.
Speed dating for veggies: A report from the frontlines. Intrepid reporter Sarah Henry checked out the speed dating night for vegans.

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Lance Knobel (Berkeleyside co-founder) has been a journalist for nearly 40 years. Much of his career was in business journalism. He was editor-in-chief of both Management Today, the leading business magazine...