We Spy: a deer in daylight

The clouds in the sky were giving way to sunshine when we saw a deer on a sidewalk on Northside. As you probably know, Northside blends into the Berkeley Hills. The trees — elm, pine, and liquid amber — are taller than most buildings. The experience of walking down some
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Downtown Shattuck: shaped by buses, ferries and trains

Downtown Shattuck Avenue has undergone several generations of mass transit, the relics and pieces of which are integrated into the restaurants there today. In the pioneering days, the mile-long pier that once docked ferries to and from San Francisco dropped off passengers at Center and Shattuck. Now Center Street is
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Travel Tuesday: treasures of Tilden Park

Your dusty tennis shoes pound Tilden Park’s water-chiseled, winding Wildcat Creek Trail. Your heart thumps fiercely in your chest, struggling to keep pace. Music from your iPod blares into your eardrums. Your lungs heave, your eyes focus on the next hill. But then — wait, is that a cow? Fixing
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Arrests made in Berkeley Hills burglary

An arrest has been made over an alleged burglary where a Berkeley Hills resident walked in on his house being robbed, resulting in the resident being run over by the suspects as they fled the scene.
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Cukor’s family criticizes police response on night of death

The family of a Berkeley resident who was bludgeoned to death outside his home earlier this year is now criticizing the police response the night of the killing. The sons of Peter Cukor, Christopher and Alexander Cukor, spoke to press Friday at the office of their attorney R. Lewis Van Blois to set
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