The Berkeley Wire: 12.22.14

Santa arrives on boat Photo Steve Crawford
Santa arrives on his “sleigh” (a C&C 38) bringing presents for the kids at the Berkeley Yacht Club Christmas party. Photo: Steve Crawford

Bill Maher gives commencement speech at Cal amid handful of protesters (Various)
Berkeley Art Museum closes with performance, march to new home (SF Chronicle)
Collision on I-80 in Berkeley sends at least one to hospital (Patch)
UC Berkeley’s Symphony Orchestra closes season on a beautiful note (Daily Cal)
Berkeley Art Museum acquires Leiber conceptual art collection (Art News)
Light, not heat, marks December commencement (UCB News)
Troubles in Berkeley’s Redwood Gardens (Daily Planet)
Emeritus chemistry professor Herb Strauss dies at 78 (UCB)

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