“It is a dangerous street,” one local resident told Berkeleyside. “It’s just sad that this occasion has made this come to people’s attention.”
On Thursday, authorities identified the individuals who died as Anthony Rollins, 64, and Ruby Edwards, 57.
The city said the unauthorized course would be removed, but demolition has been postponed at Councilmember Susan Wengraf’s request.
The historic garden, which fell into disrepair, was restored to glory through various tax measures and the general fund.
Dry, gusty conditions are combining to increase wildfire risk in the Berkeley and East Bay hills.
A series of armed robberies has unnerved bike riders along popular scenic East Bay roads.
This makes the fourth reported armed robbery of a bike in the hills in recent weeks, in addition to at least one other attempted armed robbery.
“Our community needs to be made aware,” said a cyclist who asked to remain anonymous because the investigation is underway.
Police say the man enticed the teenager with marijuana and offered him a ride home, then locked the doors, drove him around and ultimately sodomized him.
They include the once bustling scene on Telegraph Avenue, a sign in a pool hall, Totland, Berkeley Iceland, Lake Anza and, of course, the Codornices slide.
They include the now-closed pier, the UC Berkeley eucalyptus grove and the tunnel between Codornices Park and the Rose Garden.
A red flag alert in December is highly unusual but reflects the fact that there has been very little rain this fall.