The Berkeley Wire: 08.09.12

Walk on water, by TJ Gehling

Berkeley rent board commissioner’s absences under fire (Mercury News)
New UC residence hall by People’s Park set to open (Daily Cal)
No Berkeley stores caught selling tobacco to youth (Mercury News)
UC report on anti-Semitism draws ire (Chronicle)
Skinner wants cops to be told of big ammo buys (Sacto Bee)
Berkeley residents fight for post office (Chronicle)
Bottling day at Trumer Pils (Serious Eats)
Van fire briefly threatens barns at race track (Mercury News)
Celhay named Berkeley City College division dean (Berkeley Voice)
Filmmaker Jacob Kornbluth gets $20k grant (Mercury News)