Downtown by Kaj O'Connell
Downtown by Kaj O’Connell
Downtown by Kaj O’Connell

A Berkeley grad played huge role in spread of jacaranda trees in So Cal (LAist)
Home in Berkeley’s Claremont neighborhood sells for $642K over asking (SF Gate)
Berkeley Festival packed with delights (SF Gate)
Food company started by Cal grads gets $10M in funding (Upstart Business Journal)
My real education at Cal (Huff Post College)
Gas leak promotes evacuations, road closures (Patch)
Musician who played with Carlebach to play at Berkeley festival (J Weekly)
23 places to dine late at night in Berkeley and Oakland (SF Eater)
Pew awards to three young UC Berkeley faculty (UCB News)
Berkeley resident celebrates her 100th birthday (Daily Planet)
Op-ed: Preserve the Village (Daily Planet)

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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...