Hundreds of people gathered Thursday night to hear what kind of housing could be built at the North Berkeley BART station. Officials vowed to be as transparent as possible.
Berkeley and BART officials are holding a meeting Thursday night to allay fears and start the discussion about what could be built. There are no current plans to build anything.
A suspected carjacker crashed this stolen car into a house on Sixth Street, then fled on foot to the railroad tracks, where he was arrested. Photo: Berkeley Police Berkeley police have arrested a man who allegedly carjacked a car from the North Berkeley BART station, raced through Berkeley, crashed the car into a house in […]
The North Berkeley BART station. Image: Google Maps In less than 12 hours, a thief or thieves stole four catalytic converters from Hondas parked at the North Berkeley BART station earlier this week, authorities have reported. All four thefts took place Tuesday between about 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., the BART Police reported. In the past few weeks, […]
North Berkeley BART station was closed on Tuesday Jan. 19. Photo: Mary Kuntz-Cote UPDATES: At 3:30 p.m. the North Berkeley BART station has now reopened. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes on the Fremont and Richmond lines. At 2:30 p.m. Tuesday BART confirmed that a person died after being struck by a train shortly after it had […]
North Berkeley BART station was briefly closed on Aug. 20, 2015. Photo: Josh Schoolfield North Berkeley BART station was briefly closed on Aug. 20, 2015. Photo: Josh Schoolfield The North Berkeley BART station was closed briefly Thursday evening after someone reported seeing what appeared to be a live grenade in the station’s satellite parking lot on Franklin […]
The slightly askew SkyWatch tower in the parking lot at the North Berkeley BART station. Photo: Heidi Sachs When a slightly wonky-looking tower with a look-out cab on the top recently appeared in the parking lot of the North Berkeley BART station, local residents started asking questions. What was it for? How did anyone get into that […]
A Berkeley teen has been charged with four armed robberies near North Berkeley BART. Above: the locations of the robberies (gun icon), the location of the pizza delivery request (pizza slice) and the location of the police search (badge icon). Locations are approximate. Image: Google maps A Berkeley teen has been charged with four armed robberies near […]
Authorities say robbers used a stolen credit card to order pizza, which tipped police to their location, and ultimately led to their arrest and the recovery of a handgun. Photo: Kris Vera-Phillips Police officers pretending to be pizza deliverers captured three people linked to an armed robbery early Monday morning in North Berkeley. Authorities say the robbers […]
Two people have been rescued from the tracks since Saturday at the North Berkeley BART station. Photo: Austin Cross A distraught man tried to jump in front of a train at the North Berkeley BART station Sunday night, the day after another man tried to commit suicide in the same station, authorities said. According to the […]
The North Berkeley BART station. Photo: Ryan Anderson BART has closed its North Berkeley station after a report at 4:26 p.m. Saturday of a person under a train. Scroll to the bottom of this post for updates. According to a statement from BART, the victim was reported under a train traveling from Richmond to Fremont. BART is […]
Image: Google Maps Police have arrested a juvenile near the North Berkeley BART station in connection with three robberies at gunpoint that took place over eight days in June, authorities said in a statement Friday afternoon. Police said each of the incidents took place at about the same time and location, with victims reporting a […]