Proposed "Antifa Gang Designation"

Patrick O'Doherty filed this request with the Office of the Mayor of Berkeley, CA.
Due Oct. 5, 2017
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Patrick O'Doherty

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code ยงยง 6250), I hereby request the following records:

Any and all correspondence both internally and externally within the Office of the Mayor relating to the designation of "antifa" or anti-fascist protesters as a gang under California law to be targeted for prosecution as mentioned by Mayor Arreguin in various news outlets on August 27th 2017 e.g.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Patrick O'Doherty

From: Valderas, Lester

Good morning,

For future PRA purposes, please send requests to the City Clerk at<> by filling out the attached form. This will enable the City to process your requests timely. I will begin to process your request now. Also, please provide a date range of the records to be searched so that your request will be focused and specific as required under the California Public Records Act.

Thank you.

Lester A. Valderas | Paralegal
City of Berkeley, City Attorney's Office
2180 Milvia St., 4th Floor, CA 94704
Phone: (510) 981-6984 Fax: (510) 981-6960

From: Patrick O'Doherty

Dear Mr Valderas,

I request all relevant documents on the subjects previously mentioned dating from November 1st 2016 to the current date September 23rd 2017.

Many thanks,

Patrick O'Doherty