BPD Chief Andrew Greenwood told Berkeleyside the department is continuing to investigate and will release a critical incident video to comply with Assembly Bill 748.
A man with a gunshot wound to the head has been transported to the hospital, according to the police.
The incident happened at the CVS pharmacy in North Shattuck around 9:18 p.m. Thursday. No one is believed to have been injured by the gunfire.
The fire was an act of terror, said Pastor Michael McBride, who leads the 48-year-old Way Christian Church. He questioned the “timid” response to the incident from Berkeley’s leaders.
South Berkeley residents completed work over the weekend on a street mural that spells out the words ‘Reparations Now!’ in giant colorful letters on the block between Prince Street and Ashby Avenue.
Neighbors on Ellis Street in South Berkeley began work today on a street mural which will spell out the words ‘Reparations Now!’ in giant letters on the block between Ashby Avenue and Prince Street.
No arrests have been made in connection with the graffiti which BPD said would be cleaned up on Tuesday.
Beginning July 14, members of the garden will have exclusive access for one week, from noon to 5 p.m., followed by a general reopening to the public on July 22.
After containing the fire, firefighters continued to put out “hot spots” for about 1.5 hours.
Over the past few weeks, Berkeleyans have taken the time to craft memorials to remember the Black Americans who have been killed by police.
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The Say Her Name demonstration was held “in recognition of all the identities that have been neglected in the fight against police brutality and systemic racism.”
The new director of the UC Berkeley-owned art museum replaces outgoing head Lawrence Rinder who stepped down earlier this year.
The Oaklandside is the first launch for Cityside, the newly formed nonprofit that is also parent to Berkeleyside.
A lively rally that saw protesters march from San Pablo Park to Berkeley High was described as peaceful and “awesome.”