A 37-year-old Berkeley man had been walking in Aquatic Park when a stranger confronted him, pistol-whipped him and shot him as he fled.
John Carothers died doing what he loved: riding his bicycle on a sunny day, enjoying a beautiful October afternoon in the Bay Area.
The project is planned for the site of Berkeley’s Grayson Street homeless shelter. City officials have long known the site was only temporary.
Bystanders called for help and administered CPR until first responders arrived.
Developers will construct two modern buildings and add a strolling path with native plants along Bolivar Drive by Aquatic Park.
Hugo Espinoza was on probation at the time of his arrest and, as of publication time, remains in custody, according to court records online.
Middle school students organized the Sunday event and many of them spoke about the discrimination they have faced.
The statues stood on the pedestrian bridge over I-80 for 12 years. It will take 3 days to remove them.
The ‘”love-em” or “hate-em” art pieces will be gone by Tuesday.
Two developers, working in conjunction with the Jones family who own the land, want to build two Class A R&D buildings.
Part of Adeline Street has been completely repaved and improvements are planned on University Avenue at the marina. Live Oak Park’s community center is being rebuilt. It’s all part of T1 bond measure work underway now.
The artist, Scott Donahue, has asked for a halt so he can search for a third-party buyer. He still believes Berkeley mishandled the process.