5,800 Berkeley freshmen asked to record their voices for experiment [LA Times]
Woman arrested in Berkeley-Emeryville car burglary spree [Oakland Tribune]
Berkeley filmmaker Miranda July lands on cover of NYT magazine [NYT]
City Council to choose new communications network for fire and police [Daily Cal]
Trove holding going-out-of-business sale [SFGate]
Ecology Center offers a lot to growers [Patch]
Bonjour Tristesse in a cappella by Pacific College on August 7 [Pacific College]
Water main breaks in Berkeley soon after Saturday tremblor [Daily Planet]
It may be one of Berkeley’s best-kept secrets: Residents can access 500,000 classical, blues, rockabilly, rock, world beat, opera and jazz songs through their computers or smart phones.
Berkeleyan Diana Howard caught the patient mien of several dogs on College Avenue yesterday as they waited for their owners to run errands or buy lunch. “I’m experimenting with magic markers for easy color,” she reports.
A group of protestors demonstrated outside Trader Joe’s on University Avenue on Saturday to encourage the chain to pressure Florida tomato growers into treating their workers more fairly.
Rebecca DeKeuster’s first job at the Berkeley Patients Group in 2004 was selling medical marijuana to patients for $14 an hour.
A sign robustly attached to a tree sited near the summit of Panoramic Way in Berkeley raises all sorts of philosophical, as well as more mundane, questions.
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