Photos from the Twittersphere confirm the white stuff fell in Berkeley last night. You need to squint to see the specs of white on the hills in the one above — but enough people are talking about it that it must be true.

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...