Downtown Berkeley, May 2014. Photo: Emilie Raguso
Downtown Berkeley, May 2014: read the debate about the impact of green initiatives on downtown high-rises. Photo: Emilie Raguso

1. Starbucks is planning to open fourth Berkeley outlet after all
2. Debate rages over impact of green initiative on downtown high rises
3. Concern about police profiling draws crowd to NAACP forum

4. Nearly 2,000 people sign up for police text alerts
5. Police beats could get much bigger
6. Memorial Stadium to host professional soccer match this summer
7. 3-D models bring Berkeley’s train history back to life

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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...