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.
Berkeley protesters joined groups around the Bay Area and the U.S. demanding the reunification of families separated at the border.
"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."
On the 49th anniversary of the largest protest marches Berkeley has likely ever seen, Tom Dalzell recalls a day when Berkeley demonstrated "moral outrage" in abundance.
The burial capped off a Thursday morning demonstration intended to raise awareness of animal abuse.
Berkeley police officers have used force 105 times since 2015, but the department won't reveal details. Lawyers say Berkeley is less transparent and forthcoming than other cities.
A labor union march in Berkeley caused some traffic delays in town Wednesday afternoon, authorities report.
Soaked by the rain, hundreds of students at Berkeley High and elsewhere walked out of class and mourned for the young victims of mass shootings.
An Alameda County judge raised Chapman's bail from $135,000 to $400,000 after he was found in possession of a weapon.
Similar "Grad Tax Walkout" protests took place at other universities around the country Wednesday.