Workers voted on March 9 to join a union in order to address what they consider a lack of COVID-19 safety controls.
Police say the man enticed the teenager with marijuana and offered him a ride home, then locked the doors, drove him around and ultimately sodomized him.
Berkeley Police Chief Jen Louis said detectives have “some very promising investigative leads” and that she’s put extra officers on patrol.
Police said the woman who was stabbed in a tent in People’s Park on Saturday had serious injuries but is expected to survive.
“My son got lucky,” the father of the student told Berkeleyside on Wednesday. “This could happen to anyone.”
Both victims were rushed to the hospital but were in stable condition Monday, police said. Authorities have made arrests in both cases.
Police are investigating an attempted carjacking outside Monterey Market, gunfire on Sacramento Street, and the violent attempted robbery of a dog during a walk on Channing Way.
With echoes of People’s Park’s legacy of resistance, protesters reacted Friday to UC Berkeley taking the first steps towards developing the land for student housing.
The owner of this nearly 49-year-old ‘Old World’ Berkeley restaurant says she wants to stay in business to see its 50th year. She plans to reopen Le Bateau Ivre in a few weeks.
The alleged assailant “yelled several hateful statements about people of Mexican descent” during the encounter Tuesday, police said.
The carjacking happened 9:30 p.m. on Sunday.
An Oakland man was charged this week with the rape of an unconscious woman after a night out at Kip’s bar in 2019, according to court papers.