Elmwood Rialto Pete Rosos
E for Elmwood. Photo: Pete Rosos

Testing limits in an escape from Alcatraz (Haas NewsWire)
White House to honor Berkeley woman as ‘Champion of Change’ (Patch)
Off-duty Berkeley police officer stabbed in Peninsula bar brawl (BANG)
In the kitchen: Michael Pollan (Diablo Magazine)
Making lunch with Michael Pollan and Michael Moss (NYT)

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