Berkeley professor named among world’s top innovators

Pieter Abbeel, a UC Berkeley assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences known for programming robots to learn basic household tasks like folding towels and pairing socks, has been named on a list of the world’s top young innovators published in Technology Review Tuesday. Abbeel, along with 34
Read More…

Telegraph Avenue Storefront

New tattoo parlor to open on Telegraph Avenue

A custom tattoo parlor opening next month on Telegraph Avenue will be the latest addition to Berkeley’s wide array of piercing studios, gourmet restaurants and stylish boutiques. Set to begin business during the first weekend of September, War Horse Tattoo will be located at 2599 Telegraph at the corner of
Read More…

Crime in Berkeley: August 14 – August 18

View Berkeley Crime Blotter 8/15/2011 – 8/18/2011 in a larger map The following is sample of crime in the city of Berkeley this week, provided by the Berkeley Police Department. Robbery Via Punch — Dwight Way and Piedmont Avenue A group of four young men, unknown if affiliated, were walking
Read More…

Aggravated assault on Telegraph Avenue

The following is a crime alert, provided by UCPD. On Tuesday, August 9th, 2011, about 8:30 p.m., a 17 year old pedestrian was the victim of aggravated assault along the 2300 block of Telegraph Avenue.  The victim told the City of Berkeley Police Department (BPD) that he was with a
Read More…

Crime Blotter: Week of August 1

The following is a sample of crime in  Berkeley this week, provided by the Berkeley Police Department. Car Stop and Drug Violation — Fairview and Sacramento Streets — One Arrested   BPD Drug Task Force officers made a traffic enforcement stop of a blue Volvo on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 about
Read More…

Attempted strong arm robbery in the Downtown

The following is a crime alert, provided by UCPD. On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011, around 9:40 p.m., UCPD was informed that City of Berkeley Police Department (BPD) officers responded to a report of a strong-arm robbery at the intersection of Shattuck Avenue and Allston Street.  BPD Officers detained a suspect,
Read More…