These were among the most-read stories by Berkeley Patch viewers this past week:
And the week's most popular blog:
What does it say about us as a society when we so easily cast aside our dogs and cats?
Although Rowbury lives in San Francisco, you may spot her during or after training around Berkeley.
An alert neighbor reported hearing a door being kicked in and possibly thwarted a burglary attempt.
This month's local showcase of Bollywood-style dancing was intensely competitive.
Feathers didn't quite fly this week when a wild turkey took up his station in front of the West Berkeley restaurant known for its ample servings of turkey.
And the week's most popular blog: Pet Problems: Dealing with Urinary Blockage in Male Cats by Shea Cox, DVM
What do you think of this week's top stories?
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