Six months into the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen an increase in homeless campsites around town, Berkeley is stepping up efforts to tackle problematic behavior and firming up plans for its first sanctioned camp.
High-speed CHP chase into Berkeley closes Gilman, knocks out power
A teenage boy led the CHP on a chase from Richmond to Berkeley that reached 125 mph early Friday morning, authorities report.
Allegro Coffee Roasters to leave Whole Foods. Will racks for online grocery delivery replace it?
Amazon, which owns Whole Foods, has been dedicating more and more space to grocery delivery services since that sector is growing rapidly
Pair arrested on suspicion of copper wire theft at Pacific Steel Casting
Berkeley police officers arrested a man and woman Monday morning after catching them stripping copper wire at Pacific Steel Casting, authorities report.
North Berkeley driver found guilty after hit-and-run crash with cyclist
A driver charged with fleeing the scene after hitting a 69-year-old man on his bicycle in North Berkeley in mid-September changed her not guilty plea to a no-contest plea Wednesday in an Alameda County courtroom.
Man killed in freeway crash on Interstate 80 near Berkeley, Albany border
A man whose vehicle became disabled on Interstate 80 near Berkeley early Sunday morning was killed when a motorist struck him as he stood outside his car, authorities report.
Police: Driver arrested after striking cyclist, 69, and fleeing the scene
Police arrested a Berkeley driver Saturday morning after she ran down a 69-year-old man on his bicycle, leaving him with broken ribs and other injuries, then fled, according to police.
Sad to see her move, Berkeley community steps in to build flower shop owner a new space
For 17 years, Ana da Silva has made flower arrangements from her store on Gilman Street. When neighbors learned she was shutting down, they volunteered to repair an old kiosk so she could continue to operate.
2 men face charges in $93K cannabis business burglary in Berkeley
Two Oakland men have been charged with burglary and grand theft in connection with a $93,000 heist from a locked safe at a West Berkeley cannabis extraction business, court records show.
Forum on new Gilman roundabouts in Berkeley set for Jan. 15
This month, the community will get its latest chance to offer feedback on plans to build two roundabouts on Gilman Street at I-80 to improve a hairy traffic situation that’s renowned throughout the Bay Area.
Woman killed by train was Berkeley mom; memorial is planned
“A mother, a daughter, a friend”: A memorial poster for Brianna Combash, 31, hangs by the tracks where she was killed last week when an Amtrak train struck her in West Berkeley.
Baby found dead on Berkeley shoreline near Tom Bates sports field
A man walking along the water near the Tom Bates Regional Sports Complex found a baby boy deceased on the West Berkeley shoreline on Tuesday afternoon, authorities report.