Police increased patrols near Emerson Elementary School in Berkeley on Wednesday morning after a man approached a child to ask for sex at a nearby coffee shop, according to the school principal.
The Berkeley Police Department regularly releases cases of community interest, which include incidents that involve violence or weapons or that people in the city have asked about.
Two young men from Oakland and San Leandro are facing 14 felony charges from a series of robberies at two Berkeley cafés and a bus stop in April, according to court papers. They face charges from Oakland, too.
Two Berkeley coffee shops were targeted in short order Tuesday night by groups of crooks who took customer laptops, authorities report.
Three teenagers were arrested Sunday night after one of them grabbed a computer from a coffee spot frequented by UC Berkeley students, authorities report.
Friday marked the last day of classes for UC Berkeley students. Next week is a reading and review period, followed by final exams. By later afternoon, so many people (presumably students) were crowded into Sacks Cafe on College Avenue using the wi-fi that it was difficult to get a free table. Or was it the […]