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Peter Cukor used his cell phone and what he had been told was an emergency number when he called Berkeley police to report that a strange man was lurking around his property, his family said at a press conference Friday.
Save Berkeley Iceland is circulating a petition for the November 2012 ballot to force the city to consider continuing to use the ice rink building as a community recreation space.
Last night’s impressive thunderstorm has created rivers of rainwater flowing down many Berkeley streets and flooded backyards. The lightning that accompanied the deluge also made for some stunning photographs. The image above is one of several shot by ABC Bay Area News. Phil McGrew also captured the moment the bridge was struck in a photo circulating on Twitter.
This is a partial list of recent crimes in Berkeley based on information from the Berkeley Police Department, followed by a snapshot of BPD activity this week. The calls for service spreadsheet is available on Google Docs. See also the San Francisco Chronicle’s regularly published list of arrests in Berkeley. For other sources of information on crime in Berkeley see Community CrimeView and Crimemapping.com.