The Berkeley Wire: 11.29.11

Oprah selects book by Bancroft curator as book of the week [Life Lift]
Tenants displaced by fire struggle to find housing [Daily Cal]
Opinion: Berkeley’s budget woes [Daily Cal]
Faculty senate criticizes response to Occupy Cal protest [UCB News]
Berkeley Art Studio to hold holiday pop-up shop [UCB News]
Berkeley mourns loss of Intermezzo and Raleigh’s [Patch]
Berkeley is one of the nation’s smartest cities [Business Journals]
Small fire in Cal’s Dwinelle Hall quickly contained [Coco Times]

Photo by Carol Serkes/Berkeleyside flickr pool.