A peregrine falcon alights on a high ledge with a bird in her right talon — a romantic gift from her mate: one of several stunning photos by Elaine Miller Bond in her story on the fastest animals on the planet, published this week on Berkeleyside

Ten stories to catch up on? What can we say? It was a helluva week!

  1. Ouch! I was priced out of my (million dollar) block

  2. Berkeley’s oldest resident celebrates her 106th birthday

  3. Animal rights activists put a stop to kosher chicken slaughtering workshop

  4. Judge rules for Council majority approved map in bitter Berkeley redistricting battle

  5. City of Berkeley seeks source of leaked confidential info on police

  6. Meet the candidates: Berkeley’s District 8 race is off 

  7. Is In-N-Out Burger coming to Berkeley’s Telegraph Avenue? 

  8. Friends in high places: Peregrine falcons soar above Berkeley 

  9. New designs for Berkeley’s BART Plaza: Not a bad start 

  10. Man arrested after attempted Berkeley homicide with baseball bat following Cal frat house fight  

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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...