On a recent Saturday, neighbors heard a commotion. Police had arrived, there was shouting and two brothers who’d lived all their lives in a small stucco house on Evelyn Ave. were being forcibly evicted to the street.
Two hikers spotted the body of 23-year-old Brian Lewinstein a month after he slipped taking a photo of a waterfall in the Umpqua National Forest.
Undocumented Cal junior Luis Mora was arrested by Border Patrol agents in San Diego County when he took a wrong turn into a checkpoint.
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.
With recent decisions, Mayor Arreguín and the majority of the City Council have demonstrated their commitment to a public process that consists of backroom deals and disregard for the rule of law.
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.
History shows that what is a possession and what is junk is not always clear, depending on who you ask.
A proposal coming before the Berkeley City Council on Tuesday to examine new laws for the homeless is being called Measure S 2.0, and it is shaping up politically to be a repeat of the bruising sit-lie ordinance that was on the 2012 ballot. Council members Linda Maio and Jesse Arreguín want to ask the city […]
Jay-Z and Beyoncé are working out their relationship problems. The celebrities — impersonated uncannily by two 17-year-olds — are pretty angry at each other. But eventually they restore their romance, thanks to the help of an articulate 16-year-old mediator. Mediation role-playing is just one sliver of the Summer Legal Fellowship Program at the Center for […]
The city of Berkeley, which had planned to remove the personal possessions of the homeless living on Gilman Street under Interstate 80 on July 15, has backed off its insistence that the homeless encampment is a public nuisance. City Manager Christine Daniel sent out a memo July 9 saying the city is terminating its public […]