With a slated Aug. 27 Berkeley rally top of mind, the council held a special meeting and voted to allow a ban on certain items in a designated area for one day.
Chapman has been charged with felony possession of a leaded stick and faces up to a year in jail.
The "No to Marxism in America" rally will be the fourth such event in Civic Center Park this year, an many are on higher alert after tragic events in Charlottesville.
After a summer of will-they-won't-they, UC Berkeley has said Ben Shapiro can speak at Zellerbach Hall on Sept. 14.
The new chancellor has inherited a university that is politically fragmented and financially distressed.
Internet users identified Cole White in images of Charlottesville protesters.
The campus conducted a massive earthquake drill Friday morning.
Clanton is the only person to be charged in connection with the violent April 15 rally so far.
Alfredo Bautista, 24, allegedly admitted to police that he started eight fires in the area.
Part of the highway was shut down Monday afternoon.
The sign, created by Berkeley-based Direct Action Everywhere, denounces the killing of animals.
Tonight across Berkeley the community will be out mingling, chatting with neighborhood police officers, and sharing potlucks for the 34th National Night Out.