Injuries on rise for Berkeley police, firefighters [Oakland Tribune]
YMCA perk for city officials to be renewed [Chronicle]
Students, colleagues mourn passing of R. Jeffrey Lustig [Patch]
Berkeley sailing salon mixes talking, tacking [Chronicle]
Man assaults police officer outside Jupiter [Daily Cal]
The ideal summer lunch: cold soba at Ippuku [EBX]
Op/Ed: Thanks DBA for the controlled space program [Daily Planet]
Bancroft Library compiling oral histories of Bay Bridge [Chronicle]
State to reimburse Cal $30m for Berkeley Lab building [Daily Cal]
BAM presents D-L Alvarez’s first solo museum exhibition [BAM]
On best burgers: downtown Berkeley’s Phil’s Sliders [Mercury News]
Dog poisoned by death cap mushroom saved by new procedure [Tribune]
Series of recent burglaries on UC Berkeley campus [UCPD]
For Michael Bauer, the Chronicle’s restaurant critic, Comal, which opened in downtown Berkeley in early May, has achieved a flawless debut.
Even given the generally high quality of U.S. post offices, Berkeley’s downtown one is a standout architecturally. It is for that reason, among others, that Berkeleyans should be asking questions about the recent announcement that the public property was going up for sale, argues architectural historian Gray Brechin in an Opinionator piece on Berkeleyside. Wake up to what we are about to lose, he writes.
As home to the first Peet’s, opened in 1966, Berkeley has always been a coffee lovers’ town. Espresso, Americano, soy lattes — you can find almost any variation on brewed coffee in almost any neighborhood in Berkeley.
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