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Ohlone Park neighbors brainstorm about homeless influx

Neighbors of Ohlone Park met Saturday to brainstorm ideas for improvements. Photo: Emilie Raguso Neighbors of Ohlone Park met Saturday to brainstorm ideas for improvements. Photo: Emilie Raguso More than 100 people crowded into the North Berkeley Senior Center on Saturday to strategize about how to address problematic behavior in Ohlone Park linked largely to the area’s […]

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Coroner releases autopsy results on balcony victims; first responders sought help for shock, stress

An injured person is placed into an ambulance at the scene of Tuesday’s balcony collapse. First responders later sought help for shock and stress. Photo: David Yee An injured person is placed into an ambulance at the scene of Tuesday’s balcony collapse. First responders later sought help for shock and stress. Photo: David Yee The […]

Posted inCrime & Safety

Exclusive: 23-minute delay for paramedics during Berkeley protests, patient later died

A man in this building died after paramedics were delayed from reaching him during Berkeley protests in December. Photo: Emilie Raguso A man in this building died after paramedics were delayed from reaching him during Berkeley protests in December. Photo: Emilie Raguso They were just two minutes away, but it took paramedics 27 minutes during the Berkeley protests in December to […]

Posted inCrime & Safety, Fire

Exclusive: Man died after Berkeley protests delayed help

A man in this Kittredge Street apartment complex died after paramedics were delayed from responding to his medical crisis on the second night of Berkeley’s recent protests. Photo: Emilie Raguso A man in this Kittredge Street apartment complex died after paramedics were delayed from responding to his medical crisis on the second night of Berkeley’s recent protests. Photo: Emilie […]

Posted inFire

15 displaced after early-morning fire in North Berkeley

Fifteen people were displaced when a fire broke out Monday morning at 1802 Bonita Ave. Photo: David Yee Fifteen people were displaced when a fire broke out Monday morning at 1802 Bonita Ave. Photo: David Yee A fire broke out at 1802 Bonita Ave. near Delaware Street around 5:06 a.m. Monday morning, displacing 15 people living in various rooms. No-one was […]

Posted inCommunity, Crime & Safety, Events, Schools

With big soccer game approaching, UC Berkeley addresses impacts from Memorial Stadium

Cal’s Memorial Stadium has a a capacity of over 60,000 and regularly draws large crowds to the area. Photo: John Morgan Cal’s Memorial Stadium has a a capacity of over 60,000 and regularly draws large crowds to the area. Photo: John Morgan Representatives from the city of Berkeley and Cal invited residents near Memorial Stadium […]