Berkeley pets of the week [East Bay Humane Society]
“Becoming Julia Morgan” great to see in Berkeley City Club [Mercury News]
All-day Hanukkah event at Afikomen on Dec. 25 [J Weekly]
Nurses at Alta Bates and other hospitals on strike [Oakland Tribune]
UC Berkeley to switch from Calmail to Google email [Daily Cal]
UC issues plan to bring diversity to engineering program [Science]
No mid-year cuts for Berkeley schools despite state deficit [BUSD]
Photo: The Basket, by heyk8/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.