City officials said the barriers posed a problem for delivery trucks accessing the nearby Alta Bates campus.
Auto burglary suspects seriously injured in Berkeley crash during escape attempt
Three auto burglary suspects spent the night at Highland Hospital with serious injuries after crashing in South Berkeley late Friday night while fleeing from police, authorities report.
The 10 worst streets in Berkeley (with one very clear winner)
More than a third of nearly 1,200 votes in Berkeleyside’s non-scientific poll of worst paved streets in Berkeley went to one street. And, yes, we have video.
Jury finds 5 men not guilty of assault during 2017 Berkeley protest
“It’s been over a year of this,” one of the defendants told Berkeleyside on Monday afternoon. “It was intense. We’re all just ready to move on with our lives.”
Stairway collapse injures 1 in downtown Berkeley
The stairway outside a small building in downtown Berkeley collapsed Saturday evening underneath two people, injuring one, authorities report.
Berkeley police: Auto burglary crew with toddler in car fled officers, crashed
Two parolees, a woman from Oakland and her 2-year-old toddler crashed their Acura while fleeing officers who tried to stop them Friday to investigate an auto burglary, police said.
Crime calls: Gunfire on Stuart, battery arrest, psych eval
Readers often ask Berkeleyside about public safety incidents, like this arrest on Milvia Street on Tuesday. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions and photos, or get in touch on social media. Photo: Jeannie Choe Berkeleyside got several questions Tuesday about police activity in town, including an investigation into gunfire on Stuart Street that damaged a vehicle, an arrest […]
Woman arrested (again) in Berkeley after arson
Police arrested a transient Berkeley woman in connection with arson Wednesday night. Photo: Paul Kealoha-Blake A transient Berkeley woman who’s had repeated run-ins with police in the past is back in custody Thursday after authorities say she set at least one dumpster on fire by the library Wednesday night. Dawn Carraway, 26, was arrested just before […]
Woman charged after setting toilet paper rolls on fire
Berkeley City Hall. Photo: Google Maps A woman who lit two toilet paper rolls on fire at Berkeley’s City Hall while a man in a wheelchair was using the restroom has been charged with a misdemeanor by the Alameda County district attorney’s office. Dawn Carraway, 25 — who has no listed home address — told police […]
New 8-story Berkeley building wins easy approval
StoneFire could break ground this coming January at 1974 University Ave. Image: Johnson Lyman Architects Berkeley’s zoning board unanimously approved a new 8-story building on University Avenue, at Milvia Street, on Thursday night. StoneFire is set to take the place of the Firestone tire shop at 1974 University Ave.. No one spoke against the project in the […]
Berkeley Sauna closed temporarily, 6 displaced after fire
A fire in the 1900 block of Milvia Street near downtown Berkeley caused extensive damage Saturday. Photo: Joshua Schoolfield A two-alarm fire over the weekend in the Milvia Street building occupied by a popular Berkeley spa caused up to $100,000 in damage, temporarily closed the operation and displaced six residents, authorities said Monday. On Saturday, […]
Developer submits 8-story project for University, Milvia
The eight-story “Stonefire” building has been proposed at Milvia and University. For context, nearby Berkeley Central on Center Street rises nine stories. Image: Johnson Lyman Architects A new eight-story building could take the place of the Firestone garage and parking lot at Milvia and University, if a newly proposed development at 1974 University Ave. is […]