The Alameda County Superior Court system charges $1 a page, dropping to 50 cents each after five pages, to view court filings. Berkeleyside filed a Public Records Act request to learn more about why that is.
In November, most residents were switched over to the new East Bay Community Energy provider.
Eleven cities participating in East Bay Community Energy will switch over commercial accounts in June, and residential in November.
A Cal student charged in a high-profile vandalism case near campus last year has raised nearly $80,000, to help his family afford housing, after the LA Times profiled him Sunday.
"This rally, and its hateful rhetoric, is not welcome in Berkeley," Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín said.
An Alameda County sheriff's office link on Twitter to a prominent white supremacist's press conference late Monday night prompted concern and raised questions online.
Two students police tied to vandalism and anarchist graffiti near Cal were captured on camera spray painting, and found with paint stains on their hands, authorities said.
A UC Berkeley student who said the police racially profiled him when they arrested him in late June is back in jail on suspicion of felony vandalism and committing a hate crime.
A Facebook post by a UC Berkeley student activist about his arrest last week in Berkeley has prompted questions about racial profiling from officials and community members.
Update, March 9, 1:15 p.m. Nailor was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison, according to Bay City News. Said his mother in court, “We know he went over the top, but we’d like to see some light at the end of the tunnel.”
After denying his requests for a new trial and the replacement of his attorney, an Alameda County Superior Court judge sentenced Jahton Green on Friday to more than 21 years in prison in connection with two robberies and assaults in Berkeley on the same day in 2013.
Update, Jan. 5, 2015, 12:30 p.m. Cousins Maurice Thomas Jr. and Jevon Calland were sentenced Monday, Jan. 5, in connection with the killing of 34-year-old Zontee Jones in February 2013. As had been previously agreed to, Thomas received 21 years and Calland received 16, said Thomas’ defense attorney Ernesto Castillo.