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Posted inCrime

Man pointed gun, struck vehicles before arrest in Berkeley after car chase

Police search an armed suspect near Ohlone Park, in Berkeley, on Wednesday after a car chase through Oakland and Berkeley. He allegedly hit numerous vehicles in both cities. Photo: David Yee Update, Feb. 12: Berkeley Police have confirmed that the man arrested Wednesday after a car chase was Darryl Clarence Blackman, 37, of Berkeley. Original story, […]

Posted inCity

Berkeley council enacts street behavior regulations

Protesters fighting new ordinances related to street behavior marched to Tuesday night’s council meeting and rallied. Photo: Ted Friedman Protesters fighting new ordinances related to street behavior marched to Tuesday night’s council meeting and rallied. Photo: Ted Friedman Tuesday night’s council meeting ended abruptly with a split vote to adopt new laws proponents say will […]

Posted inCommunity

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 […]

Posted inCommunity

Ohlone Park concerns prompt meeting Saturday

Community members have been reporting a range of problems at Ohlone Park recently. Photo: Citizen reporter City officials, parks and homeless outreach staff, police and community members will come together Saturday to discuss a range of problems that have cropped up recently at Berkeley’s Ohlone Park. Councilwoman Linda Maio organized the meeting, which will focus on the increasing impacts of […]