Members of Rise Above Movement trained in military-like tactics before coming to Berkeley. They later bragged on social media about hitting people and stealing Yvette Felarca's banner.
The four men are all associated with the Rise Above Movement (RAM), which officials described as a “militant white-supremacist organization based in Southern California.”
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.
"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."
"There are many opportunities that have opened up for me," said Daniel Maher, who lost his legal status when he was convicted of crimes in the 1990s.
ICE agents arrested one person in South Berkeley on Friday morning in connection with a criminal investigation, authorities report.
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"This rally, and its hateful rhetoric, is not welcome in Berkeley," Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín said.
After a summer of will-they-won't-they, UC Berkeley has said Ben Shapiro can speak at Zellerbach Hall on Sept. 14.
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.
The new chancellor has inherited a university that is politically fragmented and financially distressed.
Nathan Damigo, who has been building white supremacy group Identity Evropa, used Berkeley as a testing ground for Charlottesville.
Several hundred people turned up Sunday evening for a march and candlelit vigil in Berkeley organized after the events in Charlottesville over the weekend.