Local business owners approve funding for Downtown improvement

A plan to improve the Downtown’s public areas with new construction, new business and cleaner streets was approved via mail-in vote after the Berkeley City Council’s Tuesday meeting. Under the plan — which was approved by a 71.03 percent majority of local business owners — the city will establish the
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Pedestrian robbed in the Downtown

A pedestrian was the victim of a strong-arm robbery in the Downtown Thursday evening. At about 5:43 p.m., the victim, who is not affiliated with the university, was in front of 2068 Center St., according to a UCPD crime alert. The victim allegedly attempted to purchase prescription pills from a
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Woman robbed in Downtown Berkeley

A woman was the victim of an alleged strong-arm robbery Sunday afternoon in Downtown Berkeley. At around 2:30 p.m., the woman was standing on Kittredge Street and Shattuck Avenue when she was allegedly approached by a man who forcibly took her iPhone and fled the scene in a green Jeep
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