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UC Berkeley student charged after alleged sexual assault on fraternity brother

The Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house, at Piedmont Avenue and Haste Street, at UC Berkeley. Image: Google maps A UC Berkeley student has been charged with two felony counts after police say he sexually assaulted a fraternity brother at their Southside Berkeley home Friday. Berkeley Police Officer Kenneth Tu wrote in court papers that 21-year-old Jordan Schaer […]

Posted inNature

Lynxes of the bird world: Cooper’s hawks nest in Berkeley

Cooper’s hawks are woodland hawks, about the size of a crow. They are often mistaken for their smaller dove-sized cousins, sharp-shinned hawks. Location: Nimitz Way, Wildcat Canyon Regional Park. Photo: Elaine Miller Bond They’re secretive, stealthy and quick. Allen Fish, director of the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, calls them “feisty.” Cooper’s hawks, he says, are “the […]