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By Emilie Raguso and Frances Dinkelspiel
Berkeley protesters block highway, stop train (Huff Po Black Voices)
Chronicle photographer hit with baton during Berkeley protest (SF Chronicle)
After 42 years, Berkeley’s Taiwan Restaurant is closing (What the Fork?)
Review: Cracker: Berkeley to Bakersfield (Pop Matters)
Woman goes into labor while stuck on freeway during protests (CBS Local)
Berkeley lab particle accelerator sets new world record (Red Orbit)
The images in this gallery were taken on Monday Dec. 8 on the third day protests against police-related deaths around the country erupted in Berkeley. While the demonstration was largely peaceful (unlike on Sunday night), it did culminate in the dramatic take-over by some of the protesters of the I-80 freeway. Hundreds of drivers were left stranded for more than an hour and CHP ended up arresting 150 people.
Tuesday night’s Berkeley City Council meeting has been canceled due to capacity issues, the mayor’s office has announced, but protests are still expected to take place.
A vegan deli-style food retailer, The Butcher's Son, is going to open in the storefront on Solano Avenue recently vacated by La Farine.