First-responders were called to West Berkeley on Tuesday night after a woman was struck by a train and killed, authorities report.
Tesla to open a service center in West Berkeley
Mayor Jesse Arreguín let slip that the electric car company plans to open a service and parts operation in the former Pyramid Alehouse space.
Gilman roundabout plans take another step forward
Business and property owners, along with cycling advocates and other community members, had a chance to weigh in Wednesday about plans to build two large roundabouts on Gilman.
Man robbed while pumping gas
A robber smashed the window of a truck and stole a backpack while its owner pumped gas nearby, authorities in Berkeley report.
Trio robs Berkeley Walgreens pharmacy
Three men jumped over the counter of a pharmacy in West Berkeley and forced employees to hand over medications Tuesday night, police report.
Police arrest man with sword after Gilman assaults
Police arrested a 48-year-old man near a homeless encampment on Gilman Street in West Berkeley last week after he was reportedly “slashing tents with a sword” and brandishing the weapon at people inside the tents, authorities report.
Whole Foods closed after security officers pepper-spray thief with knife
Whole Foods closed Monday night after a security officer pepper-sprayed a would-be thief who brandished a knife, authorities report.
After hit-and-run, victims chase suspect vehicle into Berkeley, then overturn after crash
Image: Google Maps Firefighters had to extricate a mother and daughter from their overturned vehicle in North Berkeley after they followed another car that hit them, causing property damage, on Monday afternoon, authorities said. According to Sgt. Andrew Frankel, Berkeley Police spokesman, the first collision happened around noon Monday somewhere between Berkeley and San Pablo. […]
Police on scene after person stabbed in West Berkeley
San Pablo and Gilman. Image: Google Maps A person was stabbed in West Berkeley shortly before 9 p.m., police say, but is expected to survive. Berkeley Police watch commander Lt. Mike Durbin said officers responded to the stabbing, at Gilman Street and San Pablo Avenue, and remain on the scene taking witness statements and continuing […]
Berkeley police recover 18 pounds of pot, alleged hash oil operation on Gilman
Police recovered 18 pounds of marijuana at a Gilman Street homeless encampment Saturday. Photo: BPD Two Berkeley Police officers on foot patrol at a Gilman Street homeless encampment over the weekend reportedly found 18 pounds of marijuana inside a tent that smelled of weed. Berkeley Police Lt. Kevin Schofield, a department spokesman, said the officers […]
To curtail camping, Caltrans builds new fence on Gilman
Caltrans workers put up a fence to keep out homeless campers at the Gilman Street underpass below I-80 on Thursday. Photo: David Yee Caltrans workers put up a fence to keep out homeless campers at the Gilman Street underpass below I-80 on Thursday. Photo: David Yee In the latest attempt by authorities to keep people from camping in […]
Homeless advocates in Berkeley say officials are dumping too many prized personal possessions
History shows that what is a possession and what is junk is not always clear, depending on who you ask.