|Articles||written by Amy Brooks|
Amy was the city news editor for Fall 2009. She has also covered city government and environmental issues. She is a senior political science major and Spanish minor and spent the last six months studying abroad in Chile, where she befriended many llamas. You can contact her at [email protected]
|The Berkeley Bucket List|
Thursday, May 13, 2010 | 9:02 am | By Will Kane, Jill Cowan , Mustafa Shaikh, Amy Brooks
Indian Rock Near sunset on any given day, take a trek up to the top of Indian Rock for a great view of the San Francisco Bay Area. It could be romantic, alth...
|Student Groups Raise Awareness, Funds for Hai...|
Monday, Feb 8, 2010 | 7:41 am | By Amy Brooks
The recent earthquake in Haiti has spurred the development of increased coordination among campus student groups as well as with peer organizations at other uni...
|Semester In Review|
Friday, Dec 4, 2009 | 8:36 am | By Angelica Dongallo, Amy Brooks
Phillip Garrido sought out Lisa Campbell, special event manager for UCPD, for permission to hold a religious event on campus. Campbell's suspicions about his be...
Could Assist P...|
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2009 | 8:31 am | By Amy Brooks
A new series of research papers revealed that some measures designed to decrease greenhouse gas emissions may also benefit public health, which is an area that...
|Campus Alters Plans for Art Museum Redesign|
Monday, Nov 30, 2009 | 8:08 am | By Amy Brooks
Despite the campus's recent decision to scrap plans for the design of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive's new location, officials remain confiden...
|Child's Body Recovered Near Berkeley Marina|
Monday, Nov 16, 2009 | 5:53 am | By Amy Brooks
A child's body was recovered from the San Francisco Bay near the Berkeley Marina Sunday, not far from where police searched Saturday for a toddler whose mother...
|Child's Body Found in Water Near Berkeley Mar...|
Friday, Nov 13, 2009 | 6:54 pm | By Amy Brooks
A child's body was found and recovered from the San Francisco Bay near the Berkeley Marina Sunday, not far from where police searched Saturday for a toddler who...
|Judge Heard Tree-Sit Case, Left Legacy in Fam...|
Monday, Nov 9, 2009 | 6:23 am | By Amy Brooks
Barbara Miller, the Alameda County Superior Court judge who presided over the controversial decision last year to build an athletic training center near Memoria...
|Judge in Tree-Sit Case Died of Natural Causes...|
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2009 | 1:12 am | By Amy Brooks
Alameda County Superior Court Judge Barbara Miller, who was found dead in her Oakland home on Friday, died of natural causes, according to Oakland police. A pr...
|New Berkeley Police Chief Chosen, Pending App...|
Thursday, Nov 5, 2009 | 11:28 pm | By Amy Brooks
In a closed session Tuesday evening, the Berkeley City Council chose Michael Meehan to be the next chief of the Berkeley Police Department, but his appointment...
|'America's Most Wanted' Episode to Focus on B...|
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2009 | 11:06 pm | By Amy Brooks
Berkeley played host to the TV show "America's Most Wanted" Tuesday when it filmed a segment in the city. The show, which airs on the Fox Network, previously f...
|BART Trial To Be Held Outside Of County|
Monday, Oct 19, 2009 | 5:48 am | By Amy Brooks
The trial of former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle will be held outside Alameda County, according to a controversial decision released Friday. The rulin...
|Body Found Near Car of Missing Berkeley Man|
Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009 | 2:42 am | By Amy Brooks
Monday morning, San Mateo County Sheriff's Office officials recovered the body of Berkeley resident Reginald Ungren, 65, from the bottom of a cliff at Devil's S...
|BART Shooting Trial to Be Held Outside Alamed...|
Saturday, Oct 17, 2009 | 12:52 am | By Amy Brooks
In a ruling released Friday afternoon, a judge granted a change of venue for the trial of former BART Police Office Johannes Mehserle. Citing widespread media...
|No Injuries Following Shots Fired in South Be...|
Tuesday, Oct 6, 2009 | 11:15 pm | By Amy Brooks
Multiple shots were fired this afternoon at the 1500 block of Oregon Street in South Berkeley, according to Berkeley police Officer Andrew Frankel. No one was h...