The Berkeley Wire: 12.26.12

Christmas Eve moon by Ira Serkes

Hill Street Realty proposes 355 units for downtown Berkeley (SF Business Times)
Padi: A taste of home for Indonesian expats (Express)
Nurses end Christmas Eve strike at Bay Area hospitals (ABC)
Berkeley Path Wanderers: New walks for the New Year (Express)
Berkeley Lab puts green materials to the test (Earth Techling)
Best stories and photos of 2012 (Cal Alumni)
Conquering Fungophobia (KQED Quest)