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The Berkeleyside team is ambitious but small: We need the community’s help to stay informed. We value reader input and do our best to respond to all community queries and ideas in a timely manner. Use our tips form for best results.

Call Berkeleyside: 510-671-0380 (We aim to respond as quickly as possible.)

Call or write Berkeleyside on Signal: 510-459-8325 (learn more about Signal)

Send general tips and press releases to

Send public safety tips and questions to or text 510-459-8325 with time-sensitive news. Photographs and video are always appreciated.

If you would like to report an error, pitch a story or have other ideas, email

Submit op-eds to Full guidelines appear here.

To submit an obituary — which we publish at no cost — email with text and at least one photograph.

If you are a Berkeleyside member with a question, email Tracey Taylor at

If you have a question about advertising, email Colleen Leary at, or call her at 925-451-5425.

Email Berkeleyside staff:

Lance Knobel, co-founder:
Tracey Taylor, co-founder:
Frances Dinkelspiel, co-founder:
Emilie Raguso, senior reporter:
Natalie Orenstein, reporter:
Sarah Han, Nosh editor:
Colleen Leary, director, client services: