Ramon Quintero, one of the Nov. 9 protesters who has been charged, speaks Friday outside Wiley W. Manuel courthouse in Oakland.

UC Berkeley professor pleads not guilty to Nov. 9 charges

OAKLAND — UC Berkeley associate English professor Celeste Langan pled not guilty Friday morning to charges stemming from her involvement at Occupy Cal’s Nov. 9 protest. Roughly 40 people gathered in a small courtroom at the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse in Oakland to show support for Langan, who faces one
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Four Nov. 9 protesters issued criminal charges

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has issued criminal charges to four Nov. 9 protesters, documents show. UC Berkeley students Ricardo Gomez, Zakary Habash and Ramon Quintero and associate English professor Celeste Langan face several charges, including resisting arrest and remaining at the scene of a riot, according to county
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Three men injured in West Berkeley shooting

Three men were injured Sunday in an early morning shooting in West Berkeley, according to police. At around 12:51 a.m. Sunday, the Berkeley Police Department received multiple reports about gunshots heard around 7th and Addison streets, according to press release from Sgt. Mary Kusmiss sent out Monday afternoon. According to
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Livermore Lab retirees submit appeal in lawsuit against UC

After initial losses in the courts earlier this year, a group of University of California retirees at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory submitted an appeal to the California First District Court of Appeal on Feb. 27, seeking to prove that health coverage benefits they were promised were unfairly altered. The retirees
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Three shot in central Berkeley neighborhood

Three men were shot as they stood in front of a Berkeley home in the 2200 block of Bonar Street at around 6 p.m. Friday, leaving neighbors shaken and worried about their own safety. Multiple rounds were fired at a group of at least five people who were standing in
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