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Posted inCommunity

Berkeley softball field named in honor of Jane Hammond

A once-nameless field in Berkeley will now honor one woman’s achievement in a local softball league, with the approval last week by the City Council to name the Codornices Park field the “Jane Hammond Field.” Bestselling Berkeley author Michael Lewis, whose daughter plays for the Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League (ABGSL), and who coaches one of its teams, is among the many who […]

Posted inCrime

Police search for man with possible rifle in Berkeley park

Berkeley Police conducted an extensive search in the Codornices Park area this morning after receiving a call about a man walking in the park, carrying what looked like a rifle. According to Berkeley Police spokeswoman Officer Stephanie Polizziani, BPD received a call at approximately 9:15 a.m. of a report of “a male walking in Codornices Park with what appeared to be […]