A woman was attacked and robbed when three people stole her Range Rover in a violent carjacking in South Berkeley on Thursday afternoon, according to police and community reports.
The 250-foot eucalyptus that toppled Jan. 6, killing a man, had not been flagged as posing any danger in recent years, but officials are examining everything that might have led to its fall.
Police have arrested a man they say used a replica gun to take a laptop from someone at a West Berkeley business Wednesday evening.
The Berkeley Police Department released the following summaries Wednesday on Nixle.
The assailant asked for a cigarette before the attack, according to a coworker.