Litigation continues against Gill Tract occupiers

Ongoing litigation continues against protesters who occupied UC-owned land in Albany two weeks after UCPD cleared out the encampment. Two of the 10 protesters arrested during the May 14 raid on the Occupy the Farm camp had their charges dropped by the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office last Wednesday, and
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Nov. 9 Occupy Cal protester does not plead guilty

UC Berkeley graduate student Jasper Bernes did not plead guilty in a pre-trial hearing today regarding the charges standing against him for his involvement in the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal demonstrations. The case could not be resolved in court today because Alameda County Deputy District Attorney Chris Cavagnaro would like
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Second suspect charged in South Berkeley homicide

A suspect allegedly involved in a police shooting last month has been charged with the March 29 killing of Devin Whitmire. The Berkeley Police Department announced Tuesday that Calvester Stewart, 19, has been charged with the alleged murder of Whitmire, 24. Whitmire was fatally shot on the night of March 29 at
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Four stay-away orders for Occupy Cal protesters lifted

Four of the 12 stay-away orders barring Occupy Cal protesters from the UC Berkeley campus were lifted Monday. The stay-away orders for BAMN organizer Yvette Felarca and UC Berkeley students Joshua Anderson, Zakary Habash and Jasper Bernes were all lifted Monday, according to Deputy District Attorney Teresa Drenick. The orders
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