Berkeley Fire Department responds to series of fires

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The recent spate of fires in Berkeley includes a structure fire that destroyed a home on the 1700 block of Eighth Street on Nov. 18, a fire at a building on the 2000 block of University Avenue on Nov. 21, a house fire on the 900 block of Delaware Street on Sunday and a vehicle fire on Addison and Curtis streets Tuesday.

An apartment building in the 2600 block of Etna Street in Berkeley’s Elmwood neighborhood caught fire at 1:50 a.m. Nov. 16, one of several recent fires in the city.
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Campus and city leaders address student safety concerns

City representatives, campus officials and student leaders coalesced Thursday evening to discuss growing concerns about student safety in the neighborhoods south of campus. Attendees proposed a number of short-term solutions, including increasing light visibility and invigorating pedestrian safety campaigns in Berkeley.
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Student robbed at gunpoint on Southside

A man was the victim of an armed robbery on Southside Wednesday night. At about 11:45 p.m., the victim, a 19-year student, was standing on the intersection of Dwight Way and Etna Street when he was allegedly approached by three other men who pushed him to the ground while pointing
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