Berkeley Police detectives have arrested a San Leandro man in connection with the shooting death of Dustin Bynum in August, authorities said Wednesday.
Judge hears arguments in brutality suit against UC Berkeley (Daily Planet)
Man killed in fire known as “Professor of Pop” (Contra Costa Times)
Fund honors U.S. Ambassador Stevens one year after his death (UCB News)
Zoning ordinances may limit uses of Berkeley post office (Daily Cal)
Roderk Park, longtime UC Berkeley leader, dies at 81 (UCB)
Berkeley City Council postpones decision on new student district (Daily Cal)
Berkeley Humane Society holding event to thank community (BANG)
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Katy Butler was living in Mill Valley, pursuing a successful freelance writing career, when she got the call we all dread: her father, a successful, dynamic 79-year-old retired Wesleyan professor, had had a debilitating stroke.
The man rescued by the Berkeley Fire Department from his burning home at 1716 Ward St. on Aug. 28 died in a San Francisco hospital six days later, on Sept. 3, according to authorities.
This is a partial list of recent crimes in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. See past crime blotters here. (Note to readers: We always appreciate photographs and tips, about breaking news or neighborhood safety issues, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
I’ve never been much for bicycles, and now I know why: according to cycling legend Jonathan (Jock) Boyer, it’s an activity predicated upon suffering – an opinion borne out by personal experience, as I invariably topple off any bike I attempt to ride. Boyer, the first American to compete in the Tour de France, no doubt knows from suffering, and is central to the story told by Rising from Ashes, an uplifting documentary about the redemptive power of pedaling opening at Rialto’s Elmwood on Friday, September 13th.
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