The Berkeley Wire: 12.15.11

Oy Tannenbaum: the Jewish dilemma at Christmas in Berkeley [WaPo]
Berkeley to increase aid to middle class students [NYT]
BUSD superintendent to retire after busy four-year tenure [BANG]
Comment: wine license conflicts in south Berkeley [Daily Planet]
Holiday gift suggestions from Viv & Ingrid boutique [Diablo]
Office employees sickened by UC Berkeley oil spill [Berkeley Voice]
Berkeley Lab develops a cheap e-skin [OverclockersClub]

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