Crime Blotter: July 22-28

The following is a sample of crime in  Berkeley this week, provided by the Berkeley Police Department. Grand Theft – Items valued over $950 — 200 block of Hillcrest Road A Danville woman called to report theft from an unsecured garage in the 200 block of Hillcrest Road between December 2010
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Crime Blotter: Week of July 17

The following is a sample of crime in  Berkeley this week, provided by the Berkeley Police Department. Pedestrian Armed Robbery — 2600 block of Telegraph Avenue   Two women, 29 and 33 years old, were in the 2600 block of Telegraph Avenue when they were victims of an armed robbery. It
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Scientists reproduce sound from 123-year-old phonograph

A 12-second recording from what is believed to be the first surviving talking doll could be the first-ever commercial recording, according to historians. The audio, posted online on July 6 by the National Parks Service, was captured on a 123-year-old cylinder phonograph. The recording featured an unidentified woman reciting one
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Crime blotter: Week of July 10 Part 2

The following is a sample of crime in  Berkeley this week, provided by the Berkeley Police Department. Robbery of a bike via punches – Thousand Oaks School An 18-year-old Berkeley man was riding his “Fit” brand BMX style bicycle on the Thousand Oaks School grounds, 800 block of Colusa Avenue. It
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Earthquake hits near Clark Kerr Campus

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake shook Berkeley early Saturday morning. At 3:51 a.m., the earthquake occurred, with its epicenter just west of Clark Kerry Campus. The earthquake had a depth of about 4 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. So far no injuries or damages have been reported. Allie Bidwell
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Crime blotter: Week of July 10

The following is a sample of crime in  Berkeley this week, provided by the Berkeley Police Department. Stolen Car – Ward & Grant Streets A Berkeley man said he parked his car at the intersection of Ward and Grant Streets on Sunday, July 10 at about 9:00 p.m. When he
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Fee increase percentage debated by students

With the UC Board of Regents slated to vote on a controversial fee hike at their meeting Thursday, UC officials and students are citing different figures for the actual size of the increase. While UC officials and most media outlets have said tuition will rise 9.6 percent increase, student leaders
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