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Posted inNews Wire

The Berkeley Wire: 01.04.17

Meanwhile in Berkeley by Kelly Owen Berkeley creek restoration boosted by grant (East Bay Times) UC Berkeley braces for speech by Breitbart News provocateur (SF Chronicle) Pregnancy prompts Berkeley Symphony’s conductor to take break (Broadway World) Taking it to the Streets: Asian eateries around campus (The Monthly) Street Spirit newspaper gets infusion of youthful energy (SF […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Authorities arrest escaped sex offender at protest camp

The U.S. Marshals Service and the Berkeley Police Department arrested a non-compliant sex offender Tuesday who had been wanted on a warrant out of Washington state after escaping from a “community custody” program there in October, according to authorities. George Blair, 35, originally was convicted in California after being found guilty of lewd and lascivious acts […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Child hurt by shattered glass after Berkeley shooting

Police cruisers, January 2015 (file photo). Photo: Emilie Raguso Update, 5:30 p.m. BPD provided the following update Wednesday evening: “On 12/29/16 at approximately 11:05pm, BPD received several calls of loud reports in the 1400 block of Ward Street. Officers arrived on scene and found the intended victim standing next to his parked car in front of […]