George Beier, left, Mike Alvarez Cohen, Lori Droste, Jacquelyn McCormick

George Beier leads District 8 race against 3 other candidates

As of 12:45 a.m., Droste was ahead of three other District 8 hopefuls, with a 1.24-point lead over runner-up Mike Alvarez Cohen, chair of the city’s Zoning Adjustments Board. George Beier, president of the Willard Neighborhood Association, came in third with about 26 percent of the vote. Jacquelyn McCormick, head of the Claremont Elmwood Neighborhood Association, came in fourth with 18.9 percent of the vote.
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How to be hipster at UC Berkeley

Why do hipsters love Strawberry Creek? Because it’s not a main stream. Jokes aside, being a hipster is more than just being “in the know.” Being a hipster is a lifestyle — a constant effort to be new and unconventional. Being unorthodox, however, can be difficult at a college as quirky as UC Berkeley.
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Police arrest 2 men on suspicion of strong-arm robbery

Police arrested two men allegedly involved in a strong-arm robbery that occurred early Saturday morning on Channing Way and Dana Street. Adrian Losko, 27, and Andrew Greenop, 24, approached a 15-year-old male and his two friends on Telegraph Avenue and Channing Way and began pushing and punching them, according to
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