Oscar Castaneda, a cook at Comal, was violently attacked while walking home from his shift. There have been at least two other similar crimes in the area recently.
Violent robbery reported at Ashby BART; suspects tied to ‘similar robbery’ nearby
A man was taken to the hospital late Thursday night after two men attacked and robbed him at the Ashby BART station in Berkeley, authorities report.
After contentious battle, council approves new South Berkeley housing
It was touch-and-go for a while there, but a council majority voted in favor Tuesday night of 50 new units on Adeline Street.
Possibilities for Adeline Corridor include BART underground, public park
Three-dimensional models on view at the Ed Roberts Campus show increased green space, development on the BART parking lot and bike lanes.
Dispute over details puts ‘innovative’ deal for new Berkeley housing on hold
In a bizarre twist both sides said was unforeseen, a deal more than a year in the making stalled out Tuesday night prior to a council vote that was expected to bring 50 new units to Berkeley.
Council to consider zoning appeal for 6-story building in South Berkeley
Tuesday night, council will hear an appeal by local residents fighting a 6-story building in South Berkeley.
10 vehicles burglarized at Ashby BART
Ten vehicles that had been broken into and burglarized at the Ashby BART station were discovered early Thursday morning, the BART Police report.
New housing OK’d in Berkeley as ‘YIMBYs’ win the night
A rendering of the proposed view of 2902 Adeline, looking southwest from Adeline and Russell streets. Image: Trachtenberg Architects A 6-story building set to include 50 rental units and four live-work units was approved Thursday night by Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board, though neighborhood opposition will likely mean an appeal to City Council. Nearly 300 people have […]
Op-ed: Proposed development on Adeline highlights key community issues
Who Berkeley residents vote onto the Berkeley City Council this November could dramatically alter how the city looks in the future. The Berkeley City Council currently stands divided, with pro-development council members claiming the majority of votes, but that could all change once ballots are cast this fall. While some on the council favor more aggressive development as a […]
Man arrested at BART after knife threats, shirt burning
A man was arrested Monday on suspicion of “negligent burning” and other violations at the Ashby BART station. Photo: Michael Patrick A man who set his shirt on fire after threatening people on a BART train with a knife was arrested in Berkeley late Monday afternoon, authorities report. According to a brief notice released by the […]
Teen arrested after robbery attempt, assault at BART
Emergency vehicles at the downtown Berkeley BART station (file photo). Photo: Karima Zweena Emergency vehicles at the downtown Berkeley BART station (file photo). Photo: Karima Zweena Police arrested an 18-year-old who grabbed a cellphone from another person at the downtown Berkeley BART station, then punched him in the face before fleeing on a train after a bystander was […]
Man assaulted with metal bat in South Berkeley
Police responded to an assault Sunday on Adeline south of Ashby. Photo: Alissa Greenberg Update, 6:28 p.m. BPD’s Sgt. Friedman said the victim and assailant had a dispute inside the Black & White liquor store shortly before the beating: The suspect left and returned armed with the bat, which was aluminum. Friedman described the assailant as a black woman […]