The Berkeley Wire: 12.01.11

Jamaican permanent pop-up Kingston 11 at Guerilla Café [East Bay Express]
Backyard Italy at Luca Cucina Italiana on San Pablo Avenue [Chronicle]
Cal admin say police brutality lawsuit is filled with inaccuracies [Patch]
Safe or not? Fungus fair at the Lawrence Hall of Science [Chronicle]
Obituary: Jean Yamashita, aka “Mrs Mopps” [Chronicle]
A 2.3 earthquake hits Berkeley hills Wednesday night [Chronicle]

Photo: Holiday lights on The Arlington, just north of the fountain — best in Berkeley? By sisterfish3/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.