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Berkeley music collective honors slain rapper ‘AyeGee’

Neighborhood Heavy artists, from left to right, Alex Goodwin Jr., Rayuan “Ray Ski” Lee and John Winslow. Photo: Neighborhood Heavy [Editor’s Note: Berkeleyside freelancer Delency Parham knew Alex Goodwin Jr. This story includes some of Parham’s own reflections, as a young Black man himself, on the loss.] Berkeley-based music collective Neighborhood Heavy honored slain group member Alex […]

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Update: Man dead after shooting near San Pablo Park

Image: Google Maps Berkeley had its first homicide of the year early Friday after a man in his 20s was shot and critically injured near San Pablo Park. Police called to southwest Berkeley just before midnight following reports of possible gunfire found a young man down in the street who was breathing but unresponsive. Berkeley Police Sgt. Andrew Frankel said […]