A man authorities say brought a fake bomb featuring “anti Jewish writings” into the UC Berkeley Police Department has been charged with dropping off the sham explosive, but not a hate crime, according to court papers.
New restaurant opens in old Elmwood Café space
The long-time manager, Kara Hammond, and Eric Wright, who managed Bar César in Oakland, are the new co-owners.
Update: UCPD releases video of early-morning armed robbery attempt near Cal
Campus police at UC Berkeley are looking for a man in his 20s who tried to rob a student at gunpoint early Saturday morning, authorities report.
After closure, Elmwood Café owner says worker co-op, nonprofit could take over
The sudden closure of Berkeley’s Elmwood Café on Friday left many community members with questions. But there could be a future for the operation, the owner says.
Elmwood Café closed, as 2015 racism charge gets new life with Starbucks arrest
The café closed suddenly, shutting down its social media pages and posting a brief note on the door, in a week when it had made headlines again for a racist incident in 2015.
1 arrested after Berkeley coffeehouse laptop snatch
A Sack’s Coffee House customer leaped into action early Friday afternoon during a laptop snatch in Berkeley and helped catch the culprit before police arrived, authorities report.
Another laptop grab in Berkeley; charges filed in weekend robbery case
Police have announced the latest in a string of laptop snatches from patrons at cafes near Cal. They also released video to show how fast the robberies can happen.
Street Spirit vendor hit in the face after saying ‘no’ to hate speech in the Elmwood
A Street Spirit vendor was struck in the face Saturday after he intervened to stop a hate incident between a lesbian family and a man described by police as a “nomad” on College.
Dead-end street stymies trio after computer theft at Berkeley coffee shop
Three teenagers were arrested Sunday night after one of them grabbed a computer from a coffee spot frequented by UC Berkeley students, authorities report.
Crash, detentions in the Elmwood
Berkeley police responded to a car crash Saturday night and made several detentions in the Elmwood neighborhood.
Man arrested after officer in car rammed, police chase from Oakland to Berkeley
Police descended on the Elmwood after a man rammed an officer who tried to pull him over.
5 robberies in Berkeley in less than 2 hours Monday
A spate of robberies was reported Monday night in Berkeley near the Cal campus. A theft of a cellphone was also reported in South Berkeley. Image: Google Maps A spate of robberies was reported Monday night in Berkeley near the Cal campus. A theft of a cellphone was also reported in South Berkeley. Image: Google Maps Update, […]