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Posted inCommunity, Crime & Safety, Schools

Hundreds hold vigil in Berkeley to remember Efe Ustenci

Several hundred community members came together at Berkeley High School on Saturday evening to remember 17-year-old Efejon Ustenci, who drowned Wednesday in Placer County less than a week after he graduated from BHS. The theme of the vigil, said photographer Ted Friedman, who attended the event on behalf of Berkeleyside, “was to ‘live Efe’s legacy.'” One […]

Posted inCommunity

Recent Berkeley High grad, 17, dies in drowning

Update, June 24, 10:11 p.m. Read about the vigil and fundraiser that have been set up for Efe. Original story, June 23, 2:07 p.m. The Berkeley community is mourning the tragic death Wednesday of Efejon Ustenci, who graduated with his Berkeley High School class less than a week ago. Placer County sheriff’s office spokeswoman Dena Erwin said the 17-year-old, who […]