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The Berkeley Wire: 11.17.11

UC Berkeley to open teaching center in Shanghai in 2012 [NYT]
Alice Waters prepares elaborate dinner at US embassy in China [WSJ]
Fireplace ashes spark patio fire [ABC]
Mayor’s chief of staff to go to UC Berkeley [Daily Planet]
Haas community saddened by shooting [UCB News]
New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chaz to discuss her work on Saturday [Examiner]
Concerned father creates “Good Guide” phone app [The Economist]
“I was a street-corner poet” [Ground Report]
Patient information breached at Bay Area hospitals [Patch]
Photos from 100 years of the Big Game [SFGate]
Council considers postponing redistricting [Daily Cal]

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