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ELECTION 2022: Full coverage | BERKELEY POLICE: Leaked text messages

Posted inArts, Community, Housing & Development

Whoopi Goldberg selling her Berkeley home for $1.275M

Whoopi Goldberg’s property on McKinley Avenue in Berkeley is listed at $1.275 million. Photo: Thornwall Properties Whoopi Goldberg’s property on McKinley Avenue in Berkeley is listed at $1.275 million. Photo: Thornwall Properties By Francesca Paris Whoopi Goldberg, comedienne, actress and talk-show host, is selling the central Berkeley home she has owned for 30 years for […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Robbers caught after police chase through Berkeley

Police recovered this vehicle after a robbery and chase Friday. Photo: Citizen reporter Update, May 13: Police have released the names of the three people arrested in this incident. A male suspect is still at-large. Berkeley Police spokeswoman Officer Jennifer Coats identified the three as Kenneth De Arman, 18, of Oakland, Kameron Caine, 18, of Berkeley and a 17-year-old […]

Posted inCity, Crime & Safety

Citizen panel on police to launch Berkeley protests probe

The city’s Police Review Commission voted Jan. 14 to investigate Berkeley’s recent protests. From left: Ann Rogers, Vice Chair George Perezvelez, Chairwoman Alison Bernstein, Karen Lowhurst and George Lippman. Photo: Emilie Raguso The city’s Police Review Commission voted Jan. 14 to investigate Berkeley’s recent protests. From left: Ann Rogers, Vice Chair George Perezvelez, Chairwoman Alison […]

Posted inCommunity, Crime & Safety

Residents air concerns about police staging to Police Review Commission

Police cars replaced residents’ cars on McKinley Avenue on Dec. 6 after the Berkeley Police Department ordered the neighbors to park elsewhere. Photo: Mara Van Ells Police cars replaced residents’ cars on McKinley Avenue on Dec. 6 after the Berkeley Police Department ordered the neighbors to park elsewhere. Photo: Mara Van Ells By Mara Van Ells Members of […]

Posted inHousing & Development

5-story building approved, again, on University Avenue

A new rendering of a mixed-use project that has been approved at 1698 University Ave. in Berkeley. Image: Syncopated Architecture A new rendering of a mixed-use project that has been approved at 1698 University Ave. in Berkeley. Image: Syncopated Architecture A proposal to construct a five-story mixed-use building in central Berkeley was approved by the zoning board earlier […]