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Posted inCommunity, Nature

Berkeley couple takes death of fawn into own hands

A local couple believes an off-leash dog attack killed this fawn Thursday morning. Photo: Christian Stauduhar Disclaimer: This article contains graphic photographs that some may find disturbing. Reader discretion is advised. A North Berkeley couple was distraught by the death of a fawn near their home on Thursday, and took matters into their own hands after […]

Posted inCommunity, Nature

The story of a rescued barber’s dog: Epilogue

Panda, Jessica and Fergus in Colorado. Photo: Goldbrun P. Maynard, Jr. In February this year, we published, in three parts, Leslie Smith’s compelling account of “the barber’s dog,” dubbed Fella. In the final part, Smith drove Fella to Colorado, to join a famed pit bull rescue program. Fella was renamed Fergus and, Smith wrote, “This is where the […]

Posted inCity, Community, Housing & Development, Nature

New Berkeley Humane shelter plans approved

Project renderings of the proposed Berkeley Humane building on Ninth Street. Image: Noll & Tam Architects Berkeley Humane won approval last week to construct a new facility on Ninth Street, and the organization is hoping to get the community involved to help make the project a reality. The city’s Zoning Adjustments Board approved the permit for the new building May 14 […]