Elizabeth Bamaca, a protester arrested at the March 2nd Wheeler Hall occupation speaks to her attorney.

Wheeler Hall protesters face jail time or community service

The three remaining protesters from the March 2 demonstrations were sentenced Thursday to 90 days in county jail for their involvement in the Wheeler Hall sit-in, a term they will not serve if they complete 120 hours of community service within three years. Michael Veremans, Elizabeth Bamaca and Jason Ozolins
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Four pedestrian robberies occur in Berkeley last week

Four pedestrian robberies — at least two of which involved firearms — occurred last week in Berkeley, police said. None of the victims were UC Berkeley students and for three of the crimes, no suspects have been identified or arrested, according to Berkeley police Sgt. Mary Kusmiss, spokesperson for the Berkeley Police
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Man robs credit union in Downtown Berkeley

An unknown male suspect allegedly made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from the Berkeley branch of the Patelco Credit Union in Downtown Monday morning. At about 11:01 a.m., the Berkeley Public Safety Communications Center received a silent hold up alarm from the credit union — located at 2033
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Woman robbed of purse at gunpoint on Southside

Police responded to an armed robbery directly south of the UC Berkeley campus on Sunday morning. At about 8:30 a.m., a woman was walking on the 2300 block of Channing Way, near Dana Street, when a man passed her on the sidewalk, turned around and pointed a gun at her,
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Mary Souza - missing person

Police search for missing woman with dementia

Berkeley police are searching for an 86-year-old Berkeley resident with dementia who was discovered missing from her South Berkeley assisted living facility sometime Thursday night. At about 8 p.m., a staff member from the facility located on the 2600 block of Shattuck Avenue called the Berkeley Police Department to report
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