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The Berkeley Police Department regularly releases cases of community interest, which include incidents that involve violence or weapons or that people in the city have asked about.
Twenty new restaurants and bars opened, including Bar Shiru, Emporium Oakland and Cupcakin' at Swan's Market; eight closed.
If a movie about the damage wrought by western consumer capitalism on Colombia's indigenous Wayuu people sounds dry, dusty and ideological, don’t worry: it’s anything but. Also: BAMPFA screens Karl Schnabel’s only film.
Two Berkeley coffee shops were targeted in short order Tuesday night by groups of crooks who took customer laptops, authorities report.
Organizations like Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church in West Oakland have opened their doors and kitchens to make sure no child goes hungry while the strike continues.
Nordic House is closing after operating in the East Bay for 57 years, as is jewelry store Kiss My Ring. Women's clothing boutique Lobelia shuttered in January.