There is a proposal to add a neon 'Skydeck' sign at the top of 2150 Shattuck Ave. Not everyone is happy about the idea.
No one expected Meg Schwarzman to survive.
UC Berkeley held a vigil Thursday at noon to honor the memory of five people with university ties who lost their lives in Oakland’s Ghost Ship fire last week.
A female UC Berkeley student managed to fend off a stranger who tried to rape her as she walked home from the downtown Berkeley BART station, authorities report.
Berkeley police arrested three young men with a gun after an attempted robbery Monday night near the UC Berkeley campus.
An accidental sewage leak into Strawberry Creek reported by UC Berkeley on Nov. 7 prompted both the city and the university to put up signs warning people about contaminated water.
Update, 10:45 p.m. About 150 people remain in downtown Oakland on Wednesday night after a huge protest earlier in the evening that included hundreds of people who marched from UC Berkeley to join in.
People arriving on the UC Berkeley campus Monday morning can’t fail to have noticed lots of chalk tagging scrawled on many parts of the campus with messages of support for Berkeley mayoral candidate Jesse Arreguín, as well a few mentioning Rent Board candidates. The most common message was “Vote Jesse 4 Mayor,” or variations on that wording.
By Kathleen Maclay
UC Berkeley News
Five armed robberies and one robbery attempt have been reported in North Berkeley since last weekend, and most have happened near the UC Berkeley campus, authorities report.
The UC Berkeley Law Students of African Descent (LSAD) group held a ‘Black Out’ demonstration on campus Thursday afternoon to “stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and show our continued questioning and resistance of racism, oppression, and violence against our communities.”
The bureau of Alcohol and Beverage Control released figures for the first two weekends of the school year indicating alcohol-related incidents spiked 110% this year.
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