Homelessness hits where it hurts

A look at the issue of being homeless on Southside

First they encamped a half-block away. Then, they moved closer, their flimsy mats and tattered blankets haphazardly covering them. Before blacking out from alcohol, they rock the block with merriment, obscenities and mutual contempt. That is some nights. The scene changes nightly. Sometimes they don’t show up. I live a
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A walk down Telegraph

A stroll through Telegraph Avenue’s influence on the campus community

Take a walk through the iconic green arches of Sather Gate will find yourself at the historical starting point of one of the most defining passageways of the city of Berkeley: Telegraph Avenue. Today, with campus expansion, the street begins at the intersection with Bancroft Way and stretches for 4.5
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A smoking gun

CITY AFFAIRS: We are unable to make sense of a UCPD officer's horrific and unjust killing of a dog at People's Park last week.

The metaphor, it’s a dog-eat-dog world, unfortunately hit too close to home on July 21 at People’s Park. At 12:14 a.m., while administering a normal patrol of the park, a UCPD officer noticed someone sleeping on the ground. Beside the man was a dog — unleashed, according to UCPD.
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Male victim of assault and robbery in People’s Park

A middle-aged man was taken to the hospital Friday after UCPD received a report of a fight in progress at People’s Park. Officers arrived on the scene at 12:59 p.m. and found the 43-year-old victim lying on the ground. The Berkeley Fire Department then arrived and transported the victim to
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