Basketball player Grant Verhoeven takes in Berkeley [Bear Insider]
Pimped-out pads: inside Berkeley’s Dachshund house [Dogster]
Berkeley police award PLAY Academy $20,000 for second year [BPD]
25% of Berkeley students have not had whooping cough shot [Daily Cal]
Tomorrow, Wednesday, declared a Spare the Air day [Spare the Air]
Berkeley City Council meets tonight after summer recess [Berkeley]
Berkeley Art Museum tightens belt, gets better fit [Chronicle]
US News and World Report ranks Cal #21 in university rankings [USNews]
New kid on the block: Berkeley’s Sticky Art Lab [510 Families]
Berkeley girl, 5, raises $800 for childhood cancer [Patch]
Berkeley has best success with black students in U.S. [The Grio]
Zaika opens sleek, stylish eatery in Berkeley [IndiaWest]

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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...