Mount Pumpkin by Ira Serkes. Take Oct. 25, 2013

Barbour takes the blame for Cal’s academic woes (SF Chronicle)
Infected bat a reminder to use caution (Daily Planet)
New UC Berkeley Chancellor is against rating colleges based on graduate earnings (Washington Post)
Latest home sales in Berkeley (Patch)
Helen Breger, artist, dies (SF Chronicle)

Frances Dinkelspiel, Berkeleyside and CItyside co-founder, is a journalist and author. Her first book, Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman...