Neither UC Berkeley nor city of Berkeley officials could have withheld police protection from Kiara Robles because of her political beliefs or sexuality, the judge ruled.
A college professor charged with four counts of felony assault with a deadly weapon has taken a deal resulting in three years of probation, court records reveal.
Nearly a year after protesters last clashed on the streets of Berkeley, groups on the left and right returned Sunday ready for confrontation.
Hundreds of protesters marched through Berkeley streets, but police stopped them from getting to Civic Center Park on Sunday. There had been 20 arrests as of about 6 p.m.
Bay Area activists are gearing up for what could be a large "Stop the hate" rally and march Sunday in Berkeley. Whether anyone will show up to oppose that message is unknown.
Berkeleyside is joining dozens of other media organizations in an initiative to thoroughly track and analyze hate crime and harassment data.
"It's been over a year of this," one of the defendants told Berkeleyside on Monday afternoon. "It was intense. We're all just ready to move on with our lives."
The case against King teacher Yvette Felarca and her co-defendants, stemming from a violent neo-Nazi rally and counter-protest, will be heard in Sacramento County.
A commission of faculty, staff and students said controversial events and violence in 2017 were stoked by "the rise of ultra-conservative rhetoric."
The King Middle School teacher is facing a felony charge from a violent Sacramento neo-Nazi rally and counter protest in 2016.
ICE agents arrested one person in South Berkeley on Friday morning in connection with a criminal investigation, authorities report.
The legacy of the Free Speech Movement has been disfigured by racists and politicians to serve their agendas. It started as a protest against the paucity of Black workers in stores