The Berkeley Wire: 12.22.17

News about Berkeley from around the web.

Winter’s Solstice, 2017. Wildcat Peak Trail, Berkeley. Photo: Diana Maria Rossi

Man shoots at 15-year-old boy on Berkeley campus (Daily Cal)
Faculty receive Humboldt Foundation research awards (UCB News)
Bancroft Way gets a nod as ‘best bikeway of 2017’ (SF Streetsblog)
Rod Dibble, the beloved pianist at The Alley, dies (East Bay Times)