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Posted inCrime

3 teens arrested after Berkeley student fights downtown

Police responded to downtown Berkeley on Thursday for youth fighting. Photo: Siciliana Trevino Is it just that time of year again? Three high-school-aged students were arrested Thursday after fights broke out among youth in downtown Berkeley, authorities said. Berkeleyside was reporting similar news last year in April. Lt. Alyson Hart, the Berkeley Police watch commander Thursday […]

Posted inSchools

Principal restricts access to Berkeley High because of reports that a fight might break out

BHS principal Kristin Glenchur is asking students to stay on campus for lunch and is limiting outside visitors because of rumors of a brewing brawl between kids from area high schools. Update, 8:10 p.m.: BHS acting principal Kristin Glenchur sent out an email to the school community at around 5:30 p.m. to report on the […]

Posted inCrime

Update: Rowdy high schoolers disrupt Berkeley downtown

Hundreds of high school students on Center Street at 4:30 p.m. Friday afternoon, just before violence broke out. Photo: Siciliana Trevino Hundreds of high school students on Center Street at 4:30 p.m. Friday afternoon, just before violence broke out. Photo: Siciliana Trevino Update, 10:50 p.m. According to Lt. Dave Frankel, Berkeley Police Department had planned a large police presence […]