Tsunami makes it to the Bay Area This week’s devastating earthquake in Japan triggered a tsunami which reached the San Francisco Bay, and specifically Emeryville, at 9:38am Friday. The shot above, sent to us and taken by Steven Winter, went viral. A video followed close behind.
Family wonder why Berkeley man was slain Friends and relatives of 30 year-old Toby Eagle, who was gunned down in his back yard on Blake Street on Tuesday, are trying to figure out how to live in a world without him.
The night Pablo Picasso heard the Berkeley college cheer It was a literary and artistic gathering in Paris in 1908; there was cheese, bread and wine and the famous artist asked San Franciscan Harriet Lane Levy to sing a song.
City considers ending Ecology Center recycling contract Forty years ago the Ecology Center launched a pioneering curbside recycling program in Berkeley. Now, an independent report is recommending the city take operations in-house to save money.
Bullet narrowly misses Berkeley resident in stand-off Owen Davis held police at bay for many hours on Marin Avenue Monday night, and fired his gun at a neighbor’s house, before being found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot.

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Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...