Fistfight ends tree-sit in People’s Park

A fistfight effectively ended a two-daylong tree-sit in People’s Park Tuesday. UCPD received a call at around 11 a.m. alerting the department that a tree-sitter had descended from his perch to engage in a fight with another park occupant, according to UCPD spokesperson Lt. Eric Tejada. Upon arrival, UCPD followed
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Two robberies reported near People’s Park

The area around People’s Park saw two robberies reported in the same night two weeks ago, according to police. In the first incident, a 21-year-old female UC Berkeley student was walking on the 2500 block of Hillegass Avenue at around 8 p.m. Feb. 15 when three men approached her and
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People’s Park and Telegraph, inside out

In Mr. Peterson’s letter to the Daily Cal dated Feb. 3, 2012 (under the title “UC must transform People’s Park’s legacy”), I noticed that near the beginning of his letter he uses the phrase “Anecdotally we hear…” and then proceeds to make a number of other bold and untrue statements
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Man assaulted in People’s Park Thursday

A frequent visitor of People’s Park was a victim of an assault in the park Thursday afternoon, according to police. At around 3:35 p.m., the victim — a 53-year-old male who is not affiliated with UC Berkeley — was punched before leaving the park at the corner of Bowditch and
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Protester convicted of assaulting officer

Nearly a year after his arrest, a jury convicted People’s Park protester Michael “Midnight Matt” Dodt Thursday of trespassing and assaulting a police officer with a laser device. Dodt was arrested in January of last year after staging an 89-day tree-sit at People’s Park to challenge UC Berkeley’s ownership of
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UC must transform People’s Park’s legacy

Response to Jan. 27 Editorial “Unwarranted Upheaval”

We, the Telegraph Business Improvement District (TBID), have taken a keen interest in People’s Park for years. Numerous survey responses have shown us that it negatively impacts residents and businesses throughout the district, most noticeably those closest to the park. This includes thousands of students, in whom the Daily Cal
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Unwarranted upheaval

CITY AFFAIRS: UC Berkeley should have been more communicative with its intention to send work crews into People’s Park.

People’s Park has long been a source of contention for UC Berkeley, its students, city residents and people who use the space. The park itself has changed over the years and will continue to do so as the campus grows around it, with the Anna Head Residence Hall set to
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