Six people who had been sleeping in the park were arrested early Tuesday. The encampment had been set up on Jan. 4 to stop UC Berkeley from cutting down more trees.
The 250-foot eucalyptus that toppled Jan. 6, killing a man, had not been flagged as posing any danger in recent years, but officials are examining everything that might have led to its fall.
A driver was killed Sunday afternoon on the UC Berkeley campus when a tree fell on his vehicle, authorities report.
A man authorities say brought a fake bomb featuring "anti Jewish writings" into the UC Berkeley Police Department has been charged with dropping off the sham explosive, but not a hate crime, according to court papers.
The action was similar to what happened on May 15, 1969, when Gov. Reagan brought a non-union fencing company in at 4 a.m. without warning to fence off the park.
Tree chippers and work trucks pulled into People's Park in Berkeley early Friday morning to take out more than 40 trees and prune a number of others, UC Berkeley officials report.
SLATE pre-dated the Free Speech and anti-Vietnam War movements. Its members protested racial discrimination by holding 'shop-ins' at Lucky's supermarket on Telegraph Avenue.
Both sides said they consider the outcome a victory.
More events around town have been canceled, people are driving to Tahoe and elsewhere in search of clean air, and there is a rush on air masks.
The poor air quality in Berkeley has prompted schools, colleges and outdoor events to shut down.
'One day, one night: The fuse that lit the Battles of Berkeley' is a 12,000-word oral history crafted by Frances Dinkelspiel that tells a story through the voices of those who were there.
The witty satire and the universal truths beneath it, accompanied by some silliness, always make Molière’s work pleasurable and timeless.
Rigel Robinson, Aidan Hill and Ces Rosales all aim to represent the "student supermajority" District 7.