Daniel DeWitt, the mentally ill man who bludgeoned Peter Cukor to death in his Berkeley Hills home in 2012, was committed Friday to 33 years to life at the Napa State Hospital.
More than five weeks after Berkeley police used tear gas, smoke bombs, and over the shoulder baton strikes to control a crowd protesting the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the City Council held a meeting Saturday to examine community relations with police.
There’s a whole lot of information languishing around in Alameda County.
By Robert A. Mills
Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson, who represents Berkeley, is calling for community input into how to re-draw county district lines.