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2 girls arrested after Berkeley robberies, 3 males escape

The North Berkeley BART station. Image: Google Maps Two teenage Oakland girls were arrested last week after back-to-back strong-arm robberies in North Berkeley, following an earlier robbery in Oakland, authorities report. Wednesday night just before 11, the Berkeley Police Department got a call about a robbery at the North Berkeley BART station. It was followed within minutes […]

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Parents demand school district break silence on Berkeley High principal’s unexplained leave

Berkeley High principal Sam Pasarow went on sudden paid leave Dec. 6. No explanation was offered to the school community, with the district citing confidentiality reasons. Photo: Mark Coplan The Berkeley PTA Council has launched a petition demanding that the school district explain why Berkeley High principal Sam Pasarow went on abrupt leave on Dec. 6. […]