Nick’s Lounge on Adeline home to Berkeley’s newest reading series [SF Weekly]
Alice Waters: 40 years of sustainable food [NPR]
Elaine Tennant, medieval specialist, named director of Bancroft Library [UCB News]
Thousands moving into dorms prior to Cal’s start on Thursday [CBS]
Berkeley BusLab: where the Volkswagen bus is king [Patch]
Eating for Education Brunch at Summer Kitchen Bake Shop [SKBS]
Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse built on simple success [SF Chronicle]
Berkeley winners in Parents Press Awards [Parents Press]
Andronico’s Markets, the 82-year old supermarket chain founded in Berkeley, filed today for bankruptcy in Oakland. Four of the seven existing Andronico’s stores are in Berkeley: on Telegraph, Shattuck, University and Solano (the original store, founded in 1929).
Sound is life at the Meyer Sound facility on San Pablo. The 32-year-old Berkeley business continues to churn out professional sound products for concert halls, churches and traveling bands from around the world.
UC Berkeley freshmen, some looking dazed, others excited, as well as more blasé seniors, turned out in their thousands on Sunday for Day One of Caltopia, the self-described “two greatest days on the planet”.
Berkeleysider Lee Aurich sent in some vivid photos of a family of barn owls roosting in a palm tree on Hillcrest Road in the Claremont Uplands neighborhood.
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