The Berkeley Wire: 12.05.17

Clouds and tree, looking up from Adeline Street near Berkeley Bowl by Andrew Aldrich

UC Berkeley hires $75K consultants to cut costs in athletic program (Daily Cal)
City Council to consider community benefits requirement (Daily Cal)
Brace yourself for suspenseful ‘Watch on the Rhine” at Berkeley Rep (EBT)
Taeka Oda, 96, fondly remembered for her endearing nature (EBT)