A San Pablo man police have linked to a group that's repeatedly stolen laptops from people in Berkeley has been charged with grand theft in connection with a case dating back to January, authorities report.
Five teenage boys, ages 13-17, were arrested Thursday night in connection with a laptop grab at Starbucks, along with a second theft at a downtown eatery, authorities report.
Three 15-year-old boys from Oakland were arrested Wednesday evening after police say they snatched a laptop from a customer working inside a Starbucks in downtown Berkeley.
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After nearly 10 years serving coffee and food to a loyal Berkeley clientèle, Mokka will close largely due to minimum wage increases.
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Despite opposition from many, and a change of heart from the city on approving the coffee chain, Starbucks looks set to open in South Berkeley.