The Berkeley Wire: 12.08.11

Elmwood Café resurrects community institution [Inside Bay Area]
Berkeley reconsiders J-Street rejection following public uproar [Haaretz]
Concerns raised over drugs, alcohol, truancy near Occupy Berkeley [Daily Cal]
Feed your inner Scandinavian at Nordic House [Bay Area Bites]
Cal Chancellor speech to ASUC cut short by protesters [Daily Cal]
Friday declared a Spare the Air day, third in a row [Spare the Air]
$5.6m put up to recruit stem cell researcher to UC Berkeley [BizJournals]

Photo by Brenda Quan.