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 Peopleā€™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 ā€” who
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Departments collaborate to improve Southside safety

With a new school year under way, UCPD and the Berkeley Police Department are teaming up to keep crime in check. The Joint Southside Safety Patrol, which was launched last August as an effort to curtail violent crime and public nuisances, is a partnership between the two police agencies that
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Two fires broke out over the Fourth of July weekend

Two fires broke out in Berkeley this weekend ā€” one on Southside as a result of improperly discarded smoking materials and the other in South Berkeley, likely due to fireworks in the area. On the morning of July 2 at about 5:36 a.m., the Berkeley Fire Department received a call
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