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.
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.
Some of the vandalism reported in Berkeley’s Southside neighborhood since last Wednesday are now being classified as hate crimes, authorities reported Wednesday evening.
Residents in the Southside neighborhood near the Berkeley campus woke Wednesday morning to find a rash of graffiti on vehicles and gates, and 17 vehicles had their tires slashed.
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.