Murder suspect makes first court appearance

Murder suspect Daniel Dewitt was arraigned in front of his family and a crowd of spectators Wednesday in the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse in Oakland after he was taken into custody by Berkeley police on suspicion of killing a man in North Berkeley Saturday. Dewitt was silent as Judge Sandra
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Following criticism, UC Berkeley creates new protest response guidelines

  In reaction to the tumultuous protests of last semester, the UC Berkeley administration adopted a new approach to protest response, which it has already implemented in dealing with recent occupations on campus. In a campuswide email sent Tuesday, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer and Vice Chancellor for Administration
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Small fire erupts at Berkeley art gallery

A fire broke out an art gallery in Berkeley Wednesday morning and displaced two people who lived in a nearby cottage. The one-alarm fire was reported at 3:23 a.m. at Gate 13 Art Gallery  — located at 813 Page St. in West Berkeley — and was put out by 4:08
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