Enforcement issues

CITY AFFAIRS: The City Council’s move to impose new rules that would primarily affect the student population are unwelcome.

Tonight, Berkeley City Council will consider changing ordinances to address problems often associated with the student population, even though the city has not, thus far, done much to include them in the conversation. The council must not vote in favor of this legislation as it stands. The proposed changes would
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Man allegedly brandishes knife south of campus

Police are looking for a man they allege brandished a knife at a victim Thursday south of the UC Berkeley campus. According to a UCPD crime alert, at about 7:49 p.m. the man brandished the knife at a victim not affiliated with the campus at 2345 Channing Way, near the
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Two armed robberies occur on Southside days apart

Two separate armed robberies occurred south of campus this week, according to police. The first occurred Tuesday at about 1:20 a.m. when a 63-year-old male victim was walking near the intersection of Durant and College avenues, according to a UCPD crime alert. According to the alert, five male teens approached
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Woman robbed on Southside Monday night

A man allegedly robbed a female with a sharp object Monday night on Southside. The victim was walking in the area of Blake Street and Chilton Way at around 11:30 p.m. when an man allegedly grabbed her from behind and pressed a sharp knifelike object into her side, demanding her
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UCPD responds to attempted rape at UC Berkeley Extension

UCPD received a report Friday night of an attempted rape that occurred sometime earlier last week on Southside. According to UCPD Lt. Marc DeCoulode, at 9:06 p.m. Friday, the department responded to the report of an attempted sexual assault that the victim said occurred either Thursday or Wednesday at around
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Business owners recommend changes to People’s Park

Following several months of community meetings and board discussions, the Telegraph Business Improvement District submitted a letter Aug. 9 to UC Berkeley Facility Services outlining several recommendations focused on improving People’s Park. The park, which is under the jurisdiction of the UC, has been perceived by a number of community
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UCPD responds to three sexual battery incidents

From the wee hours of Sunday morning up until Monday night, the UC Berkeley grounds and the area directly south of campus saw a combined total of three sexual battery crimes, two in which a student and parent were victimized. In each of the three cases, one suspect — who
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