Tuolumne Camp's green Adirondack chairs were lost in the fire, but new chairs, built by a group of volunteers in June, now perch at the edge of the ridge that runs the length of camp.  Set at 7,400 feet, the camp looks out toward South Lake Tahoe, down at 6,200 feet and at mountains all around. Photo by Mary Flaherty
One of the views from Berkeley’s Echo Lake camp in the Sierra Nevada mountains, on the edge of Desolation Wilderness. Photo by Mary Flaherty

1. Have you seen this tiny treehouse post office in Tilden?
2. Philz Coffee branch opens in West Berkeley
3. Vegan, gluten-free Sanctuary Bistro opens
4. Tuolumne camp versus Echo Lake camp: Veterans compare
5.Development may come to Spenger’s lot in Berkeley
6. Berkeley councilman faces PR man in soda tax debate
7. Mediation between school district and union fizzles
8. West Berkeley’s Pacific States Steel sold to equity firm
9. Wording of Berkeley ballot initiative headed to court
10. Berkeley Asphalt: New technology will reduce odors
11. Homeless move to railroad tracks
12. New paint on Oaks Theater: What does it mean?

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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...