Stay hopeful. Photo, taken on Aug. 3, 2014, by Pete Rosos

Townie: Berkeley’s new neighborhood hangout (Bay Area Bites)
Cal students say ‘no thanks’ to offer of Council seat (California)
Earl Cheit, Haas visionary campus leader, dies at 87 (Daily Cal)
Cal’s water conservation methods called into question (ABC 7)
Berkeley cookie company’s secret ingredient: A Jewish mother (J Weekly)
Birdman jazzing up Oakland neighborhood (SF Chronicle)
Cal football presents The Grind, where we have a drone (Golden Blogs)

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