"This rally, and its hateful rhetoric, is not welcome in Berkeley," Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín said.
An Alameda County sheriff's office link on Twitter to a prominent white supremacist's press conference late Monday night prompted concern and raised questions online.
Two students police tied to vandalism and anarchist graffiti near Cal were captured on camera spray painting, and found with paint stains on their hands, authorities said.
A UC Berkeley student who said the police racially profiled him when they arrested him in late June is back in jail on suspicion of felony vandalism and committing a hate crime.
A Facebook post by a UC Berkeley student activist about his arrest last week in Berkeley has prompted questions about racial profiling from officials and community members.
Update, March 9, 1:15 p.m. Nailor was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison, according to Bay City News. Said his mother in court, “We know he went over the top, but we’d like to see some light at the end of the tunnel.”
After denying his requests for a new trial and the replacement of his attorney, an Alameda County Superior Court judge sentenced Jahton Green on Friday to more than 21 years in prison in connection with two robberies and assaults in Berkeley on the same day in 2013.
Update, Jan. 5, 2015, 12:30 p.m. Cousins Maurice Thomas Jr. and Jevon Calland were sentenced Monday, Jan. 5, in connection with the killing of 34-year-old Zontee Jones in February 2013. As had been previously agreed to, Thomas received 21 years and Calland received 16, said Thomas’ defense attorney Ernesto Castillo.
Two cousins are slated to face murder charges in the shooting death in West Berkeley last year of Zontee Jones after an Alameda County Superior Court judge’s ruling this week.
A Hercules man has been charged with identity theft and forgery after walking into a Berkeley bank and pretending to be someone else earlier this month, authorities said.
A recent Berkeley Police Department probation search in Oakland netted heroin, counterfeit money, cocaine and two firearms, one of which was an assault rifle, and the other of which was a handgun that had been reported stolen in Vallejo, according to court documents.
A man authorities say is responsible for a series of burglaries over the past year in Berkeley at four yoga studios, a capoeira gym and a restaurant has been charged with six felony commercial burglary counts by the Alameda County district attorney’s office.
Authorities arrested two West Berkeley roommates earlier this month, tying them to a drug sales operation involving prescription pills and a mail order marijuana business.
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