News Wire

The Berkeley Wire: 03.19.12

Cal faculty ask for investigation into pay raise scandal [Daily Cal]
After Birgeneau: Berkeley’s privatized future [California Progress Report]
US Attorney says she is closing dispensaries to help children [SFWeekly]
Private memorial planned for Peter Cukor [SF Chronicle]
Memories of Berkeley’s first police chief [Patch]
Cal hosts open house to celebrate 100th birthday of Doe Library [UCB News]
Parents, teachers speak out about Jefferson expansion plans [Patch]
Residents of Berkeley public housing asked to move out [Indy Bay]
Food blogger Phyllis Grant on her family faves [510 Families]
Cal students and city officials form working group [Daily Cal]
Berkeley to get some tall(ish) buildings [SFist]
Woman found dead in a UC Berkeley Faculty Club [Daily Cal]

Photo: Wildcat creek after the rain, by jar ()/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.