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Top Berkeley news: USC band apologizes for playing over tribute to player; PG&E plans shutoffs; more

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Berkeley.

Oakland/Berkeley Hills and part of Contra Costa County added to PG&E shutoff map for Wednesday

As should be expected, the impacts of a still-in-planning Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) by PG&E on Nov. 20 are a moving target, and now we're learning that Alameda and Contra Costa County are in the mix.

Read the full story on SFist.

Berkeley police prep Thanksgiving 'turkey baskets' — and need your help

The Berkeley Police Association has revived its Thanksgiving turkey basket program after a one-year hiatus and plans to give 500 boxes to families in need this holiday season.

Read the full story on Berkeleyside.

Police: Man with gun arrested after South Berkeley foot chase

Police who chased a man on probation who ran from them during a bike stop last week say they recovered a gun he tossed over a fence before he was arrested.

Read the full story on Berkeleyside.

1 dead in early morning crash on eastbound 80 in Berkeley

All lanes of eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley have reopened after a fatal collision early Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Read the full story on CBS San Francisco.

USC band apologizes for playing through tribute to UC Berkeley player who died

A tribute Saturday night to UC Berkeley football player Bryce Turner, who died earlier this year, sparked anger when the University of Southern California band played over the memorial, The San Francisco Chronicle reported.

Read the full story on The Sacramento Bee.

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