Hummingbird at UC Botanical Garden. Photo: Daniel Parks

Jeff Denson brings secret world to Bay Area gigs (Co Co Times)
UC Berkeley researchers measure smallest force every quantified (Daily Cal)
Op-ed: Needed at Cal – an athletics program to be proud of (SFGate)
Berkeley, A Look Back: a new mayor takes over in 1939 (Co Co Times)
The rise of pots arrests at People’s Park (East Bay Express)
Berkeley mulls proposal to give free medical marijuana (Al Jazeera)
Missing former AC Transit director found safe in Berkeley (SFGate)
Berkeley’s free pot for the poor plan (KPIX/CNN)

Happy Independence Day to all our readers. See you back on Monday July 7th!

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