A South Berkeley activist who fought doggedly for social justice died unexpectedly in her home last week, family and friends report. Elisa Cooper was just 47.
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A 26-year-old Berkeley man with a severe head injury died Sunday at the hospital, and police detectives are conducting an investigation to try to learn the cause.
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Neighbors and friends say they will sorely miss the community organizer's liveliness and dedication to working for justice.
The artist was raised in Berkeley. His father was John Galen Howard. So it's fitting the show is at the city's art museum.