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An officer on patrol who stopped to talk with a driver in West Berkeley found a gun hidden under the man’s floor mat, leading to the driver’s arrest, court papers show.
The statewide ‘Day of Action’ is promoting bills that would bring in more funding for public education and cap charter school growth.
Drawing inspiration from famed modern Roman-style pizza chef Gabriele Bonci, Pollara will offer 10 types of crispy, light and airy rectangular pan pizzas in a fast-casual setting.
The City Council just adopted a five-year paving plan that will allocate $47.81 million to pave the streets. Unfortunately, that is not enough to seriously address the problem. The city should spend more.
As of Nov. 22, the Berkeley Police Department had tallied 27 confirmed incidents of gunfire in the city in 2019. UCPD had one shooting, at People’s Park, which was fatal.