Top Berkeley news: ‘Zoom bomber’ exposes self to Berkeley students; new testing site opens; more

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‘Zoom bomber’ exposed himself to Berkeley High students, school official says

Berkeley High School students were in the middle of a video conference on Tuesday when a man joined the Zoom meeting, exposed himself and shouted obscenities, the district’s superintendent told parents Wednesday.

Read the full story on The Mercury News.

Social distancing gives rise to community sourdough starter project in Berkeley

Missing the communal aspect of sharing food, amateur baker Michael Kellman shares his wild yeast starter as a way to connect in this contact-less age.

Read the full story on Berkeleyside.

Berkeley's shelter-in-place violations show recent uptick; no arrests yet

There have been nearly 200 shelter-in-place violations reported in the city of Berkeley since March 18.

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Police watchdog group concerned about less-lethal Berkeley officer-involved shooting

A Berkeley police watchdog group says it's concerned about an incident last month in which it says a police officer used a less-lethal weapon to shoot a black man on his knees with his empty hands outstretched while four other officers surrounded the man.

Read the full story on KTVU Fox 2.

Coronavirus: Berkeley opens COVID-19 testing site for ‘vulnerable’ population

Those without health care and essential city employees in Berkeley now have one more option to get tested for COVID-19.

Read the full story on The Mercury News.

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