Police Accountability Board opens investigation, reviews issues, elects officers

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The Berkeley Police Accountability Board met Wednesday to discuss policy, open an investigation and elect a new chair and vice chair.

The Berkeley Police Accountability Board met Wednesday evening to open an investigation into a recent death under the jurisdiction of the Berkeley Police Department, or BPD, a fight at Berkeley High School, policy concerns and to elect a new chair and vice chair.
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Legendary area news reporter dies at 75

Renaissance man Bob MacKenzie — a magician, fly-fisherman, dancer, legendary Bay Area news reporter and UC Berkeley alumnus — died Thursday morning after battling cancer for seven years. He was 75. Though Bob MacKenzie led a rich life outside of work, he made his biggest mark as a feature reporter
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