Don your critical thinking caps and check your assumptions at the door: A new BHS class offers a deep dive into the justice system. And diverse views are welcome.
YAP’s Twilite Basketball program winds up this weekend for the season. It’s set to return in July. Photo: BPD YAP’s Twilite Basketball program winds up this weekend for the season. It’s set to return in July. Photo: BPD After a long hiatus, Twilite Basketball returned this year to the Young Adult Project in South Berkeley. Friday night, local […]
A woman walking with her grandchildren was robbed near Carleton and Acton earlier this year. Image: Google Maps An Oakland man has been charged with four felonies after police say he assaulted then robbed a grandmother and one of her grandchildren on a walk in West Berkeley earlier this year. And a red belt loop that […]
What makes a dispatcher tick? Berkeleyside spent six hours in the comm center to find out. Photo: Emilie Raguso For most people in crisis, the first point of contact for help is not the officer or the firefighter, but a voice on the phone line. A missing loved one, a car crash, a harrowing encounter with a […]
Berkeley police are holding 18-year-old Randall Oscar Alston in connection with the Thursday shooting death outside of Bob’s Liquors of Devin Whitmire, 24. Alston, a Berkeley resident, is being held without bail at the Berkeley jail on suspicion of murder, according to Lt. Ed Spiller. Whitmire and a friend were leaving the corner store around […]
A police color guard stands attention at the entrance to the promotion ceremony. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Four officers from the Berkeley Police Department were promoted in a ceremony at Berkeley Repertory Theater on Tuesday, only the second time officers have ever been promoted in public. Four former police chiefs, a number of city officials, off-duty […]