Berkeley's Week: Save the Post Office, Homeowners Fight Burglars, 'Eternal' Sign, Ashkenaz Robbery

And check out the most popular blog of the week.

These were among the most-read stories by Berkeley Patch viewers this past week:

Mayor Asks Other Cities to Join Save-the-Post-Office Campaign

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates has written to more than 50 cities and a couple of counties nationwide to work together to stop the sale of local post offices. The U.S. Postal Service is selling off its post office buildings to cut costs.

Berkeley Police Blotter: Homeowners Fight Burglars and Win

Selected items from the Berkeley crime log for March 3—9 also include vandalism, robbery, auto theft.

Do You Know the Story Behind This Sign?

"Eternal" has been painted on the side of a dilapidated house at the corner of Cedar and Fourth streets in Berkeley's Ocean View neighborhood for decades, and it never seems to fade away.

High School Student Robbed, Struck with Handgun

The male student was treated for minor injuries after the Wednesday morning mugging.

Midnight Armed Robbery and Shooting at Ashkenaz

Two employees were shot during the robbery.

And the week's most popular blog: Residential Street Sweeping by Call Howler.

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