Berkeley students volunteer at National Republican Convention (Sac Bee)
Aurora’s “Chad Deity” serves up comedy, commentary (Mercury News)
Concerns linger over Daily Cal V.O.I.C.E. initiative (Daily Cal)
Review: “Chinglist”at Berkeley Rep (SFist)
Berkeley Art Museum presents “Devotion” (Art Daily)
Cal Chancellor search committee narrows down nominations (Daily Cal)
UC Berkeley spends $1.9m fixing up old classrooms (SF Biz Times)
Three men were robbed at gunpoint in People’s Park in Berkeley on Thursday Aug. 30 at 8:30 pm after going to the park with the intention of buying drugs. The suspect has not been apprehended.
Berkeley Unified School District looks set to name Edmond Heatley as its new Superintendent, pending agreement on his contract.
After lengthy negotiations, the City of Berkeley and the Berkeley Police Association (BPA) have reached agreement on a new three-year contract that forgoes cost of living increases, creates a second tier CalPERS pension formula for new employees, mandates cost sharing by employees in the employer’s contribution to CalPERS, and significantly changes retiree health benefits.
Gourmet Ghetto businesses want to build parklets in their neighborhood but the city doesn't have an approval process in place as yet to review applications for these slivers of open space designed to enhance urban neighborhoods.
This is a partial list of recent crimes in Berkeley based on information from the Berkeley Police Department and the UC Berkeley Police Department. The calls for service spreadsheet is available on Google Docs. (Please note that these are Calls For Police Services (CFS) only and are subject to review and reclassification. These CFS numbers only reflect part one crimes reported to BPD. The numbers reflected in the report are only a snapshot of what occurs in the City of Berkeley. The numbers are considered for informational purposes only and should not be used for data analysis or comparison to other agencies. Cases may be reclassified after further review of the incident, by supervisors, investigating detectives or the District Attorney as appropriate.)
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