The Berkeley Wire: 12.18.12

Tilden Merry Go Round by Pete Rosos
Holiday Merry Go Round. Photo: 2812 photography

Twitter addresses data analysis skills shortage with UC Berkeley class (Gov Tech)
Councilman Arreguín calls for compassionate sidewalk sitting plan (Berkeley)
Cal assistant prof, Instagram star may delete account over new user terms (Chronicle)
Berkeley firefighters to fill over 800 grocery bags for seniors (Daily Planet)
Berkeley Public Education Foundation seeking new director (BPEF)
Berkeley 2012: The year in pictures (UCB News Center)