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Posted inCrime

2 juveniles tied to North Berkeley vandalism spree

Two juveniles were arrested early Wednesday morning on suspicion of vandalizing dozens of windows on Solano Avenue. Photo: Lance Knobel Two juveniles were arrested early Wednesday morning on suspicion of vandalizing dozens of windows on Solano Avenue. Photo: Lance Knobel Nearly 30 businesses on the north side of Solano Avenue were vandalized early Wednesday morning by two youths who […]

Posted inCrime

Berkeley mail disrupted after human waste put in mailbox

Two mailboxes outside the South Berkeley Post Office, at 3175 Adeline St., were vandalized in September. Photo: Emilie Raguso South Berkeley U.S. Postal Service users may have noticed the removal and subsequent return of an outdoor mailbox on Adeline Street in mid-September. According to Augustine Ruiz Jr., postal service spokesman, two boxes outside the station […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety, Fire, Schools

Live blog: Cal explosion sends 1 to hospital, clears campus

Emergency personnel respond to an explosion and fire on the UC Berkeley campus Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. The explosion apparently occurred in an electrical generator. Photo: David Yee [Editor’s Note: Monday afternoon, a power outage and subsequent explosion rocked the UC Berkeley campus and sent one student to the hospital. Scroll down to view Berkeleyside’s […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeley home of liberal rabbi vandalized

Rabbi Michael Lerner The north Berkeley home of the editor of the liberal Jewish magazine Tikkun was vandalized early Monday morning after the magazine announced it would present an award to Judge Richard Goldstone, the controversial South African magistrate who oversaw a report that accused Israel of human rights violations during its winter 2009 incursion […]