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September 7, 1992 | From Associated Press
Telegraph Avenue merchants spent Sunday cleaning up broken glass after a second night of minor rioting near UC Berkeley, officials said. Five people were arrested Saturday night after vandals moved onto the campus and broke windows at the university bookstore and student union, according to a Berkeley police dispatcher. It was unclear what sparked the violence, police said.
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January 16, 2000 | From Associated Press
A rap concert at the Oakland Coliseum was cut short late Friday as a melee erupted with reports of shots fired and bottles hurled at officers. Authorities canceled the remainder of the "Cash Money" rap tour concert when the crowd outside broke through the arena's doors and stormed the performance hall about 9 p.m. Several fights broke out, and people in the 12,500-member audience smashed windows and threw chairs. Outside the arena, there were reports of gunshots, police said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 1, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Police were met by a volley of rocks Wednesday night when they cleared protesters from the area around People's Park, a battleground dating back to the Vietnam War era. At least one officer was injured. Officials at Highland Hospital identified him as Edward McBride and said he was in the emergency room, but his condition was not immediately available. Two civilians were seen being placed in an ambulance, and at least one officer was hit with rocks, according to witnesses.
NEWS
September 20, 1992 | MICHAEL S. ARNOLD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Since its radical heyday in the 1960s, Berkeley has been linked in the public mind with permissiveness. But in the wake of riots by rampaging teen-agers, city officials and merchants on colorful Telegraph Avenue say it's time to overhaul Berkeley's reputation as a place where anything goes. "We have this sort of 'Berserkeley' image . . . and there are some aspects of that image that we cherish very much," said Marc Slavin, assistant to Berkeley Mayor Loni Hancock.
NEWS
January 16, 2000 | From Associated Press
A rap concert at the Oakland Coliseum was cut short late Friday as a melee erupted with reports of shots fired and bottles hurled at officers. Authorities canceled the remainder of the "Cash Money" rap tour concert when the crowd outside broke through the arena's doors and stormed the performance hall about 9 p.m. Several fights broke out, and people in the 12,500-member audience smashed windows and threw chairs. Outside the arena, there were reports of gunshots, police said.
NEWS
December 11, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Police officials are investigating the department's response to a brawl at a South San Jose roller rink involving a gang of thugs, 100 officers and at least 450 party-goers. The three-hour melee broke out when police attempted to clear the rink after rival groups of gun-toting youths barged into a party organized by Phi Beta Sigma, a predominantly black fraternity at San Jose State University. Police said they responded appropriately to the situation, which was chaotic and dangerous.
NEWS
March 9, 1992 | Special to The Times
A mob of about 500 smashed shop windows and looted clothing stores Saturday night along Telegraph Avenue after several hundred people were turned away from a sold-out fraternity dance. Police arrested three adults and two juveniles on charges of rioting, looting, possession of stolen goods and resisting arrest.
NEWS
May 7, 1990 | CHARISSE JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Baton-wielding police officers battled 1,000 revelers on the streets of Chico into Sunday's predawn hours during a second night of rioting triggered by the city's annual celebration of its pioneer heritage, officials said. About 200 officers, some from cities as far south as Modesto, tried to quell the violence that erupted late Saturday and continued until about 5 a.m. Sunday, said Sheri Nelson of the Chico Police Department.
NEWS
March 4, 1990 | JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A violent melee between 50 police and more than 400 youths outside a controversial UC Berkeley housing facility early Saturday led to 17 arrests and left at least eight people hospitalized, authorities said. The demonstrators sealed off a major street for three hours, lighting bonfires and throwing bricks and bottles at firefighters trying to put out the blazes.
NEWS
September 20, 1992 | MICHAEL S. ARNOLD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Since its radical heyday in the 1960s, Berkeley has been linked in the public mind with permissiveness. But in the wake of riots by rampaging teen-agers, city officials and merchants on colorful Telegraph Avenue say it's time to overhaul Berkeley's reputation as a place where anything goes. "We have this sort of 'Berserkeley' image . . . and there are some aspects of that image that we cherish very much," said Marc Slavin, assistant to Berkeley Mayor Loni Hancock.
NEWS
September 7, 1992 | From Associated Press
Telegraph Avenue merchants spent Sunday cleaning up broken glass after a second night of minor rioting near UC Berkeley, officials said. Five people were arrested Saturday night after vandals moved onto the campus and broke windows at the university bookstore and student union, according to a Berkeley police dispatcher. It was unclear what sparked the violence, police said.
NEWS
March 9, 1992 | Special to The Times
A mob of about 500 smashed shop windows and looted clothing stores Saturday night along Telegraph Avenue after several hundred people were turned away from a sold-out fraternity dance. Police arrested three adults and two juveniles on charges of rioting, looting, possession of stolen goods and resisting arrest.
NEWS
December 11, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Police officials are investigating the department's response to a brawl at a South San Jose roller rink involving a gang of thugs, 100 officers and at least 450 party-goers. The three-hour melee broke out when police attempted to clear the rink after rival groups of gun-toting youths barged into a party organized by Phi Beta Sigma, a predominantly black fraternity at San Jose State University. Police said they responded appropriately to the situation, which was chaotic and dangerous.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 1, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Police were met by a volley of rocks Wednesday night when they cleared protesters from the area around People's Park, a battleground dating back to the Vietnam War era. At least one officer was injured. Officials at Highland Hospital identified him as Edward McBride and said he was in the emergency room, but his condition was not immediately available. Two civilians were seen being placed in an ambulance, and at least one officer was hit with rocks, according to witnesses.
NEWS
May 8, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A student leader called for an end to the traditional spring festival that erupted into a wild clash between 200 baton-wielding police and more than 1,000 beer-drinking party-goers, resulting in 93 arrests during two weekend nights in Chico, 80 miles north of Sacramento. A number of those arrested were students from Cal State Chico, which three years ago wearied of the violence at the Pioneer Days festival and washed its hands of the event.
NEWS
May 7, 1990 | CHARISSE JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Baton-wielding police officers battled 1,000 revelers on the streets of Chico into Sunday's predawn hours during a second night of rioting triggered by the city's annual celebration of its pioneer heritage, officials said. About 200 officers, some from cities as far south as Modesto, tried to quell the violence that erupted late Saturday and continued until about 5 a.m. Sunday, said Sheri Nelson of the Chico Police Department.
NEWS
May 8, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A student leader called for an end to the traditional spring festival that erupted into a wild clash between 200 baton-wielding police and more than 1,000 beer-drinking party-goers, resulting in 93 arrests during two weekend nights in Chico, 80 miles north of Sacramento. A number of those arrested were students from Cal State Chico, which three years ago wearied of the violence at the Pioneer Days festival and washed its hands of the event.
BUSINESS
April 2, 1994 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
To hear some small businesses tell it, the Northridge earthquake was only the first jolt. The aftershocks began when they turned to the Small Business Administration for help. Most small-business owners are still waiting for assistance as the SBA doles out the money at a snail's pace--and with homeowners at the front of the line. The now-familiar list of destruction from the Jan.
NEWS
March 4, 1990 | JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A violent melee between 50 police and more than 400 youths outside a controversial UC Berkeley housing facility early Saturday led to 17 arrests and left at least eight people hospitalized, authorities said. The demonstrators sealed off a major street for three hours, lighting bonfires and throwing bricks and bottles at firefighters trying to put out the blazes.
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