Morning conversation at the Cheese Board by Louis Benainous. Photo taken Oct. 2, 2105

Extreme privacy and Bauhaus design in Berkeley home (Realtor.com)
New documentary celebrates muralist Edythe Boon (KALW)
Accolades for Kala’s co-founder (SF Gate)
Council adopts first reading of cell phone ordinance (Daily Cal)
Annie’s Homegrown gives $40k to garden program at Longfellow (Daily Cal)
Shattuck Avenue will be closed for Sunday Streets on Oct. 18 (CoCo Times)
Ecology Center receives $240k grant from USDA (Daily Cal)
Soda tax boosts price of sodas in Berkeley, study shows (UCB News)
Collapsed balcony tested to determine if crime was committed (Irish Times)
“Big Bang Theory” writer Eric Kaplan offers inside look at show (J Weekly)

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