The Dwight Way Nursery closed in June. Photo: Charles Siler
The Dwight Way Nursery closed this month. Photo: Charles Siler

1) After several high profile raids, police arrest two in connection with June 11 shootings.
2) Berkeley’s minimum wage will increase to $12.53 by 2016
3) Cal Athletic Director Sandy Barbour to step down
4) Shooting on San Pablo sends 38-year old to hospital
) Much-beloved Dwight Nursery closing its doors after 30 years 
6) Downtown initiative makes ballot; city may lose millions in fees 
7) Pauline Kael’s home for sale; historic murals at risk
8) New independent bookstore Bookish opens in Berkeley 
9) Berkeleyans make cashew based, dairy free, delicious ice cream 
10) UC Berkeley studies the West Coast cocktail

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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 Created California, published in November...