The Berkeley Wire: 11.03.11

At last, the holy grains of Berkeley stop signs [BuboBlog]
Avi Levine, longtime rabbi at Beth El in Berkeley, dies at 70 [J-Weekly]
Pappy’s Grill on Telegraph will open with Cal theme [Berkeley Voice]
Michael Pollan brings home-brewed beer onto Colbert [Colbert]
Average time spent at Philz Coffee in Berkeley: 43 minutes [Newsfactor]
Rally on Sproul Plaza supports affirmative action [Daily Cal]
Jorge Gutierrez took tough road to become Cal star [Huff Po]

Photo: Train head, by 2812 photography/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.