The woman was able to run away and escape to Cabañas Cafe. Police have released a video showing a suspect.
About 6,000 structures across Berkeley are vulnerable, the city says.
The parent company of the 90-year-old Shattuck Avenue theater will reject the lease starting Feb. 15 as part of bankruptcy proceedings, according to Business Insider.
No rain is in the forecast after Wednesday, but the National Weather Service says saturated soils mean Berkeley won’t be safe from the risk of landslides for days or even weeks.
Forecasters say the storms besieging the Bay Area may come to a halt by next Thursday.
The center has heaters, food and other supplies to support unhoused residents amid fierce storms.
Thunderstorms Tuesday spewed bursts of pea- and dime-sized hail. Lightning touched ground throughout the city in the early afternoon.
The National Weather Service is predicting two storms: one on Saturday and a second from Sunday evening to Tuesday afternoon. The storms could be windier than the last.
The storm dropped more than 2 inches of rain on Berkeley and caused creeks to rise over a foot.
A 10-day “Pineapple Express” is expected to cause flooding, debris flows, downed trees, and other hazards in Berkeley.
Up to 3 inches of rain is forecast to fall on Berkeley between Friday evening and Saturday afternoon. A flood watch is in effect starting 10 p.m. Friday.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District today issued its 13th “Spare the Air” alert of 2022 due to high pollution.