The look-out spot at Signpost 15 on Grizzly Peak Boulevard near where the body of a man was found on Sunday, May 18. Photo: Tracey Taylor

1. Berkeley’s minimum wage will go to $12.63 by 2016; initiative looms
2. Man falls from look-out rock on Grizzly Peak Boulevard and dies
3. Urban Adamah kills chickens despite activists’ protests
4. New Berkeley Art Museum will used salvaged trees as part of the interior
5. Two citizen’s initiatives appear headed to the November ballot

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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...