Two fires were reported in Albany Sunday afternoon. A security guard told police a Berkeley woman may have set one of them.
Police say the earliest incident took place March 30 when a man who said he had a knife sexually assaulted a 9-year-old in Albany. This was followed by a sexual assault on Colusa Avenue.
A restoration project on the Berkeley-Albany border on Monday was part of an effort to create a space for people to enjoy the creekside while establishing greater biodiversity.
Pedro Terrero’s ‘miraculous’ recovery has taken more than two years, but he’s back riding horses in Albany — only now at the front of the pack.
Farid Javandel sustained a sprained wrist but was otherwise largely OK: “I got up and walked away from it. I feel pretty fortunate in that regard.”
The Tiny Towns concert series opens May 21 with a sold-out show by John Doe and special guest Jason White.
Vaccine appointments at Golden Gate Fields are currently hard to come by.
Police arrested a parolee after a car crash in University Village and found a gun Tuesday night. Detectives are also investigating a stabbing.
“COVID-19 concerns on the campus have decreased to levels to allow the resumption of live racing,” Golden Gate Fields said Friday in a prepared statement.
More than 300 people at Golden Gate Fields have now tested positive for COVID-19. The racetrack has approximately 540 workers, the state has said.
Hess told Berkeleyside from his ICU bed recently he was looking forward to his next meal at his favorite restaurant, Bette’s Oceanview, where he had eaten more than 8,000 times.
The track has said 95% of the people who tested positive had no symptoms and that this is likely what allowed the disease to spread so broadly.