Update, July 5, 2016: The student’s name has been removed at his request due to the finding of factual innocence.
Berkeley police investigate sexual assault reports at fraternities (ABC)
Tension over soda tax bubbles over in Berkeley (KTVU)
UC Berkeley launches new mobile parking payment system (Daily Cal)
Hundreds gather in Berkeley for free-speech anniversary (SFGate)
Berkeley City Council considers open government policy changes (Daily Cal)
The Birks of Berkeley (Daily Clog)
A Barcelona-style dinner pops up in Berkeley (EBX)
Review: Jennifer Koh dazzles at Berkeley Symphony (Mercury News)
On Oct. 1, a new law went into effect in Berkeley that prohibits the feeding of wild animals in city parks and other public spaces. Enforcement brings with it minimum fines of $100 after an initial warning period, and up to $500 for multiple infractions within a year.
Another week packed with exciting East Bay food news, including a new sushi restaurant from the Bowl'd crew, and a new Berkeley bakery.
A fact-finding panel brought in to assist with talks between the Berkeley Unified School District and one of its unions finally led to a contract breakthrough – after three years of negotiations.
A man with 13 felony convictions dating back to 1978, who was stopped by police recently while driving in Berkeley, has been charged by the Alameda County district attorney’s office with three new felonies related to firearm possession and drug sales.