Authorities have identified the man who died Nov. 17 as Angel Barrera of Richmond. He was killed by a hit-and-run driver.
Laptop snatch on Fourth Street leads to injury crash, detention of 5 juveniles
The vehicle used in the laptop grab was taken during an armed carjacking Monday in Oakland, police said.
Berkeley to Nixle users: Sign up now for AC Alert if you haven’t already
Berkeley will no longer funnel messages from AC Alert to Nixle to prevent redundant messages and confusion, the city announced.
Who exactly was it that turned Berkeley into a battlefield April 15?
Berkeleyside has researched the backgrounds and stated missions of some of the people and groups involved in the April 15, 2017 rally.
Alcohol at Cal: Authorities report record arrests, tickets
Paramedics load a patient into an ambulance during a response to an alcohol poisoning call at Freeborn Hall in the Unit 1 dorms at the University of California, in Berkeley, on Sunday, Aug. 23. The call came in as a possible alcohol poisoning case involving a 19-year-old female in a bathroom in Freeborn Hall. Photo: David […]
Police release new footage of person of interest in fatal shooting of Berkeley musician
Police say this is a third person of interest in the killing of a Berkeley musician in April. Image: OPD Police say this is a third person of interest in the killing of a Berkeley musician in April. Image: OPD Update, 6:15 p.m. Pet Food Express owners Mark Witriol and Michael Levy have announced they will increase their reward to $10,000, […]
Police seek tips in fatal shooting of Berkeley bystander
Police are asking for help to learn more about this Mercedes, and this man and woman. Photos: OPD A Berkeley musician was fatally injured by a stray bullet over the weekend, and police are asking for help to track down his killer. There are also rewards of $20,000 from CrimeStoppers and $5,000 from Pet Food Express for […]
Berkeley home burglaries spike in 2015 over prior year
Police have reported sharp increases in home burglaries around Berkeley. (Click the map to view it larger.) Image: BPD Berkeley police are reporting huge increases in home burglaries in early 2015 compared to preliminary statistics recorded last year. Police received 70 home burglary calls for service in January 2015, compared to 46 the prior year. In February, the […]
Berkeley police detain man after reported hammer attack
Berkeley Police on scene at Oregon Street where they detained a man who was allegedly involved in a hammer attack. Photo: Tracey Taylor Berkeley police detained a man after he was allegedly involved in an assault using a hammer Tuesday afternoon at around 4 p.m. in Berkeley’s Southside neighborhood. Because the suspect fled from the original […]
After Corvette crash in Berkeley, man headed to trial
A mangled Corvette that was involved in an early morning accident on Tunnel Road in Berkeley last June. Photo: Jacquelyn McCormick An Alameda County Superior Court judge ruled Thursday afternoon that a young man from Tracy will face the charges against him after authorities say he crashed a Corvette on Tunnel Road in Berkeley last summer […]
Interrupted burglar grabs woman in Berkeley home
Image: Google maps Police are asking for the community’s help after a startled burglar grabbed a North Berkeley resident who found him inside her home. The Live Oak/Codornices Creek Neighborhood Association email list was abuzz Thursday about the incident, in the 2300 block of Eunice Street (between Spruce Street and Glen Avenue) shortly before 10 a.m. (Berkeleyside first reported the […]
Thinking about jaywalking in Berkeley? Think again
Police ticketed pedestrians last fall during an operation similar to the one planned in Berkeley on Saturday. Photo: Eric Panzer Berkeley Police traffic officers will be out for a special enforcement effort Saturday to educate — and potentially ticket — pedestrians who violate traffic laws. The Berkeley Police Department will be in the downtown area […]