Man holds police at bay with a pit bull dog in Berkeley: the headline and story that grabbed the attention of most readers this week. Discussion in the comment focused on dogs breeds, and which are the most dangerous, as well as policing in the city.
On Monday we published a story about the downtown Berkeley Ambassadors program (above). Natalie Orenstein shadowed an ambassador and spent time on the streets talking to some of the city’s transient population. The live issue of the proposed ban on sidewalk sitting made the article particularly timely.
Berkeley’s decision to nix the police department’s plans to get an armored vehicle to share with UC Berkeley and Albany provoked a lively discussion among readers.
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