This makes the fourth reported armed robbery of a bike in the hills in recent weeks, in addition to at least one other attempted armed robbery.
“Our community needs to be made aware,” said a cyclist who asked to remain anonymous because the investigation is underway.
Police say the man enticed the teenager with marijuana and offered him a ride home, then locked the doors, drove him around and ultimately sodomized him.
They include the once bustling scene on Telegraph Avenue, a sign in a pool hall, Totland, Berkeley Iceland, Lake Anza and, of course, the Codornices slide.
They include the now-closed pier, the UC Berkeley eucalyptus grove and the tunnel between Codornices Park and the Rose Garden.
A red flag alert in December is highly unusual but reflects the fact that there has been very little rain this fall.
If you’ve visited Jewel Lake in Tilden recently, you’ll have noticed it’s looking more like a muddy puddle than a lake. Why is that — and is anything being done about it?
The combination of strong winds, low humidity, and dry vegetation makes for extremely dangerous conditions, city officials said.
The murder suspect had just been released from jail three days before the fatal shooting, according to court papers.
A red flag warning has been issued for the Berkeley Hills and several other Bay Area regions from 1 p.m. Thursday to Saturday at 6 a.m.
Police have announced the arrest of a 26-year-old Berkeley man in connection with a fatal shooting Saturday at a Berkeley Hills home.