The Berkeley Wire: 08.06.12

Bird, by Angela Marlaud

Mortgage relief plan adopted by council has links to Occupy (California Watch)
Dmitri Belser to challenge Max Anderson in November (Daily Cal)
UC buys $2.5m building for Daily Cal, journalism unit (SF Business Times)
Dr. Warren Winkelstein, important AIDS researcher, dies (NYT)
Berkeley Film Foundation awards $150k in grants (Film Foundation)
The Academy, a K-8 school, names Ann Kennedy new head (Academy)
German International School opens Berkeley campus at old Hillside school (GISSV)
Court issues restraining order for KPFA recall election (Daily Cal)