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Posted inCrime

Despite hit-and-run, arrest in Berkeley, Uber driver still finds time to charge fee

Image: Google Maps A 27-year-old Hayward man dropping off an Uber fare in Berkeley flew into a “fit of rage” when he found his route blocked, then drove into a community service officer repeatedly Saturday night before fleeing police and ultimately being arrested, according to rider and police accounts. The rider, a UC Berkeley student, and […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety, Schools

3 sexual assaults reported at Diplo’s ‘Mad Decent Block Party’ in Berkeley; 2 victims were Cal students

Berkeley’s Greek Theatre is a popular concert venue (file photo). Photo: Thomas Hawk Berkeley’s Greek Theatre is a popular concert venue (file photo). Photo: Thomas Hawk Reports have been coming out from authorities throughout the day Monday about what is now described as at least three sexual assaults during a concert at Berkeley’s Greek Theatre […]

Posted inArts

Two winners set to go see Placido Domingo in Berkeley

Placido Domingo: performs at the Greek Theater in Berkeley on Sept. 7. Photo: Richard Haughton Last week Berkeleyside, in collaboration with Another Planet Entertainment, ran a giveaway offering two pairs of free tickets to see the great tenor Placido Domingo, who is performing at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley on Saturday September 7 (regular individual ticket price is $425). We […]

Posted inArts

Last chance: Win tickets for Placido Domingo in Berkeley

Placido Domingo: performs at the Greek Theater in Berkeley on Sept. 7. Photo: Richard Haughton The great tenor Placido Domingo is performing at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley on Saturday September 7, and, thanks to Another Planet Entertainment, Berkeleyside is delighted to be able to offer our readers two pairs of free tickets (regular individual ticket price is $425). For a […]

Posted inArts

Win a free pair of tickets for Placido Domingo in Berkeley

Placido Domingo: performs at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley on Sept. 7. Photo: Richard Haughton The great tenor Placido Domingo is performing at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley on Saturday September 7, and, thanks to Another Planet Entertainment, Berkeleyside is delighted to be able to offer our readers two pairs of free tickets (regular individual ticket price […]