New state laws require swift approval for many ADU projects. Should those rules be more strict in areas facing wildfire risk?
The robbers jumped into a getaway car and left, but a police officer on patrol spotted them before they could escape.
When Gary and I moved from Ithaca, New York, back to the Bay Area in 1990 and looked for a house, the threat of fire never crossed my mind.
The Berkeley Path Wanderers Association held an educational “Escape from the Hills” event to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Oakland-Berkeley Hills Firestorm.
A Red Flag Warning has been issued for Berkeley and the East Bay hills due to gusty offshore winds and dry conditions.
PG&E has not indicated it is planning to cut power during the wind event, but said plans could change.
It’s not yet common, but in high-risk fire neighborhoods, Berkeley Hills residents may find that keeping their home insurance depends on how well their neighbors prune their property.
How do you protect your property? What does the law require? What help is available? What if you rent? What do you need to know about fire insurance?
There has been a series of burglaries targeting the jewelry collections of elderly residents in the Berkeley and Oakland hills, one of them told Berkeleyside.
How dangerous are wildfires? What’s the history of wildfires? What activities are dangerous during fire season? What apps can help?
Police said Liam Burgmann also amassed more than 100 child pornography videos of youth between 3 and 12 years old.
Coyote sightings are flooding social media, though pet killings are down this year in Berkeley. Many wildlife experts agree: Coyotes will adapt, and we’ll have to learn to live with them.