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Posted inCommunity, Crime & Safety, Fire

Update: Cyclist hurt, 5 elevator rescues in Berkeley power outage caused by PG&E equipment failure

Traffic stopped in all directions before proceeding at the intersection of University Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Way because of a power outage in the area affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley on Tuesday. Photo: David Yee Update, 3:30 p.m. PG&E spokeswoman Tamar Sarkissian said Friday afternoon that the company has identified the cause of Tuesday’s […]

Posted inFire

15 displaced after early-morning fire in North Berkeley

Fifteen people were displaced when a fire broke out Monday morning at 1802 Bonita Ave. Photo: David Yee Fifteen people were displaced when a fire broke out Monday morning at 1802 Bonita Ave. Photo: David Yee A fire broke out at 1802 Bonita Ave. near Delaware Street around 5:06 a.m. Monday morning, displacing 15 people living in various rooms. No-one was […]