UC Berkeley applauds release of hikers by Iran [UCB News]
City Council discusses Safeway expansion [Daily Cal]
Berkeley will ask AT&T to let residents opt out of yellow pages [KCBS]
New York developer may buy Berkeley’s public housing [Indy Media]
Has Peet’s lost its soul as it has grown? [East Bay Express]
Ecology Center to host panel on “smart and just” growth [Ecology Center]
Award-winning chef at Corso is leaving [Inside Scoop]
Sea Salt restaurant needs more seasoning [East Bay Express]
Memories of “Miss Acty,” Berkeley’s first black teacher [The Root]
Renovo bids to bag Andronico’s and A.G. Ferrari’s [Oakland Tribune]

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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...