Police detain man near UC Berkeley campus

Berkeley police detained a man Thursday morning after he threw a plastic sign multiple times at another person and subsequently tried to flee, according to police. At approximately 9:10 a.m. Thursday, the man tried to swing a plastic “wet floor” sign at a member of a social service program at
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Man fatally shot in Berkeley, suspect arrested

A man was shot and killed Thursday evening in Berkeley, marking the city’s third homicide of 2012. In what police say was a targeted shooting, multiple shots were fired at two men in South Berkeley, killing Devin Whitmire, 24, and leaving the other unhurt. Police are holding 18-year-old Randall Oscar
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UC Berkeley releases freshman admissions decisions

After a four-month long wait, more than 61,000 anxious students received freshman admissions decisions from UC Berkeley Thursday. UC Berkeley received a record number of applicants this year, but admitted about 12,000 students to the class of 2016 — about the same as in previous years, according to a video
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UC Board of Regents discuss budget, pension dispute Thursday

SAN FRANCISCO – The UC Board of Regents debated the potential benefits of Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed tax initiative and voted to clarify its stance on a controversial pension cap dispute on Thursday, the final day of the board’s three-day meeting. While UC President Mark Yudof has called on the
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Photos, posts, updates from the UC Regents meeting

View below for a compilation of photos, social media posts, and updates from the third day of the UC Board of Regents meeting at the UCSF Mission Bay campus. [View the story “Live updates from the UC Board of Regents meeting” on Storify]

Three protesters detained at UC Regents meeting Thursday

SAN FRANCISCO – Three UCLA students were detained by UCPD Thursday morning during the final day of this month’s UC Board of Regents meeting, following an interruption of the meeting that stalled proceedings for about 40 minutes. The three students — who have been identified by a UC San Francisco
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Police respond to shooting in South Berkeley

Berkeley police officers are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday afternoon in South Berkeley. No arrests have yet been made. At approximately 1 p.m. Monday, officers from Berkeley Police Department responded to reports of loud noises around the intersection of Russell and Sacramento streets, according to an email from Sgt. Mary
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UC Berkeley administration’s Occupy Cal emails released

The Daily Californian has obtained almost 140 emails sent between UC Berkeley administrators detailing how they reacted to the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal protest. The emails, received by the Daily Cal from the campus’ Public Records Office at noon Wednesday, paint in broad strokes how campus officials responded to the
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