Berkeley’s Gather restaurant homes in on San Francisco’s Polk Street (Inside Scoop)
Berkeley Mayor signs letter calling for stronger gun control (Patch)
Berkeley Patients Group reopens in west Berkeley (East Bay Express)
Two computers stolen from Alumni House on campus (Daily Cal)
Michael Pollan book makes top ten on food list (Cornucopia)
Cal announces hiring of Andy Buh as defensive coordinator (BANG)
Natalie Cho’s UC sex column? Whatever (SF Chronicle)
At its meeting last night, the Berkeley City Council rejected a recommendation from the Peace and Justice Commission to establish a No Drone Zone in the city. Instead, the council referred the issue to three commissions — the Peace and Justice Commission, the Police Review Commission, and Disaster and Fire Safety Commssion — with guidelines for public safety agencies’ use of drones to be reviewed at a future council workshop.
Two months after a contractor irreparably damaged the root system of a towering redwood tree that was slated to be the centerpiece of the garden at the West Branch library, the trustees of the Berkeley Public Library Board are on the verge of selecting another species to take its place.
Two new cookbooks, 'Roots' and 'Jerusalem,' would make wonderful gifts this holiday season. Ken Eastman, antiquarian book buyer at Moe’s Books, reviews them for NOSH.
Update, 1 p.m. The Albany Police Department released a new statement at 1 p.m. According to the statement, police entered the Brighton Avenue apartment building at 8 a.m. and arrested Kent Stinson, 62. They recovered a .22 caliber rifle and ammunition, as well as a BB gun pistol believed to have been used to damage the victim’s car during the incident initially reported to police.
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