Roy Charles Waller, 58, was arrested as he arrived at work in Berkeley on Thursday.
A lab employee saw the feline Wednesday around 7 p.m.
Mendez, the child at the center of the case that desegregated California schools, told students her story.
The pool was shut down last week after broken equipment fed too much chlorine into the water and caused bad physical reactions.
Teachers criticized BUSD for failing to seek their input when adopting a controversial testing program. District staff say the tests will help identify struggling students early.
People connected to the pool reported cases of hair loss and eye irritation this week. The school says chemical levels are back to normal.
The city was not swayed by the developers' appeal for a 260-unit complex with 130 affordable apartments.
The application for a housing complex on the Spenger's parking lot — which has faced opposition from Native American activists — is now in the property owners' hands.
Berkeley's extended emergency shelter will move to the North Berkeley Senior Center for two weeks, then the Frances Albrier Community Center for the next two.
A gun sighting scared the campus community Wednesday morning.
The city of Berkeley says the owner of 1698 University Ave. failed to meet conditions of a project permit for the site, including the preservation of trees.
A construction delay prevented the middle school from moving into its new Berkeley site right away, according to REALM's director.