City Council defers voting on ‘mini-dorm’ construction permit

The Berkeley City Council deferred voting on the construction of two proposed “mini-dorm” duplexes over concerns of an increase in population density in the neighborhood on Tuesday during a special meeting, pending further review by the Zoning Adjustment Board of newly-submitted construction plans.
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Woman robbed on Southside Monday night

A man allegedly robbed a female with a sharp object Monday night on Southside. The victim was walking in the area of Blake Street and Chilton Way at around 11:30 p.m. when an man allegedly grabbed her from behind and pressed a sharp knifelike object into her side, demanding her
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