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Posted inCrime

Mentally ill man who killed Peter Cukor of Berkeley is committed to Napa State Hospital for 33 years to life

Andrea Cukor, whose husband Peter Cukor was killed by a mentally ill man in 2012, speaks to reporters after the sentencing. Behind her, her son Alexander Cukor listens to her comments. Photo: Melati Citrawireja Andrea Cukor, whose husband Peter Cukor was killed by a mentally ill man in 2012, speaks to reporters after the sentencing. Behind her, […]

Posted inEvents

Wanted: Coders and thinkers for countywide ‘Hackathon’

Coders at Alameda County’s first Hackathon. This pair won the first place prize for a library-oriented app. Photo: courtesy Alameda County. There’s a whole lot of information languishing around in Alameda County. Like the number of times people have reported bedbugs. Or the county’s various fictitious business names. Or the reports of disease. Now officials […]

Posted inCity

Supervisor Keith Carson calls for community input on district boundaries

Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson, who represents Berkeley, is calling for community input into how to re-draw county district lines. County officials adjust the boundaries of the supervisorial districts every 10 years after census results are released. Carson represents the Fifth District, which includes Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville, Piedmont, and parts of Oakland. The population in […]