Daily Archives: February 20, 2012
Berkeley Public Library Foundation gets Foodoodled [Zester Daily]
UC Berkeley’s artwork loss is a museum’s gain [New York Times]
Missing Santa Barbara man turns up in Berkeley [KVEC]
Dance cup runneth over in Berkeley [Mercury News]
Occupy Oakland joins forces with Occupy Cal for one day [Daily Cal]
Photo: Camilia St. Amtrak railroad crossing, by Ira Serkes/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.
Update, 6:25 pm: BPD issued some new clarifications at 5:00 pm this evening about the February 18th killing. There follows a statement by Operations & Area 2 Commander Lt. Andrew Greenwood:
“BPD received a report of a suspicious person possibly trespassing. The caller calmly reported an encounter with a strange person on his property, and asked for an officer to respond. This call for service was queued for dispatch.
At that time, available Patrol teams were being reconfigured in order to monitor a protest which was to come into Berkeley from Oakland in the next hour. Only criminal, in-progress emergency calls were to be dispatched, due to the reduction in officers available to handle calls for service.
BPD subsequently received a call of an attack in progress on Park Gate Rd. Officers were immediately dispatched to that call. … Continue reading »