A 70-year-old man sitting at a bus bench was robbed in South Berkeley during a brief struggle Thursday evening, authorities said.
The sudden closure of Berkeley’s Elmwood Café on Friday left many community members with questions. But there could be a future for the operation, the owner says.
Racism isn’t just a coffee shop problem. It is an America problem. And, as much as many people don’t want to admit it, Berkeley is in America.
The café closed suddenly, shutting down its social media pages and posting a brief note on the door, in a week when it had made headlines again for a racist incident in 2015.
A driver who tried to walk away from a traffic stop in South Berkeley was arrested Wednesday night after punching a police officer, authorities report.
No victims were found in either of two nearby locations where shell casings were found.
A teenager walking in South Berkeley was robbed of his cellphone Monday by two teenagers who threatened to have a gun, authorities report.
A man was shot Friday night in South Berkeley, authorities report, but he is expected to survive.
Two weeks after the trial began, an Alameda County Superior Court jury found Anthony Durant guilty of gunning down his childhood friend Christian Sheppard during a dice game in South Berkeley in 2015.