A 41-year-old Alameda man has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison in connection with a shooting that injured one person near San Pablo Park in 2015.
Now that the Ninth Street shelter has closed, homeless people are alternating between two properties. Seniors at the North Berkeley Senior Center are adapting to the situation.
Berkeley’s extended emergency shelter will move to the North Berkeley Senior Center for two weeks, then the Frances Albrier Community Center for the next two.
After a Saturday afternoon shooting in crowded San Pablo Park, hundreds of residents attended a community meeting with the mayor and other officials to talk prevention.
Police now say two of the men hurt Saturday in San Pablo Park were innocent bystanders, ages 57 and 63, who were struck when shooting broke out between men in their 20s.
Investigations into back-to-back gang-related shootings on the same mid-April night have led to felony charges against two young men in Berkeley and Richmond, according to police.
Police arrested two men and a teenager, and recovered two firearms, after gunfire startled South Berkeley neighbors Saturday night, authorities report.
No victims were found in either of two nearby locations where shell casings were found.
The family of Alex Goodwin Jr., fatally shot one year ago outside his home, has created an organization to honor him, and aims to hold its first backpack giveaway this weekend.
The janitor who was arrested in connection with a shooting in July has been charged with four felonies by the Alameda County district attorney’s office, according to court papers.
Police investigators have arrested a 37-year-old janitor in connection with a shooting incident in July that damaged two homes near San Pablo Park, according to records online.
Police are particularly interested in hearing from people who live in the area shots were fired who might have security camera footage from that afternoon.