As of Tuesday, BPD said, no eyewitnesses had yet come forward. Authorities have asked community members to share tips if they have them.
Shop Talk: New school and club sails into the Berkeley marina; tech company turns worker co-op
Inspire Sailing opened at the marina a year ago. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
Shop Talk: Perfumery at former Spenger’s site sells fine scents (nothing fishy); superheroes in North Berkeley
Le Labo, part of an upscale international chain of perfume shops, opened quietly during the pandemic on Fourth Street. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
Council approves 7-story housing at Ashby, North Berkeley BART stations
The projects could bring more than 5,400 new residents to the city and result in 465 new jobs, according to staff.
Berkeley man charged with sex crime series in Berkeley, Albany, Oakland
Police say the earliest incident took place March 30 when a man who said he had a knife sexually assaulted a 9-year-old in Albany. This was followed by a sexual assault on Colusa Avenue.
Shop Talk: Westbrae Nursery turns into worker co-op; no rivalry for lamp sellers on Solano
Westbrae Nursery, in existence since the 1930s, now has seven worker-owners. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
New bike lanes coming to Hopkins Street despite some neighbors’ objections
Some of the area’s residents and merchants vehemently opposed plans for new bike lanes that will require the removal of parking spaces.
First North Berkeley affordable housing in over 30 years, Jordan Court, opens
Tenants began moving into the 34-unit affordable senior housing project in March after being chosen among 1,000 applicants.
Man gets 24-year sentence in armed Berkeley stranger rape series from 2008
The trail went cold for nearly a decade until police got the man’s fingerprints due to a minor traffic violation in 2016.
Police ask for help to find assailant from North Berkeley sex crime Thursday
A woman was walking on Colusa Avenue when a stranger approached her from behind, threatened to have a knife and then sexually assaulted her.
From 7 stories to 12: Commission backs taller height limit for BART housing
The City Council is set to vote on the controversial zoning change, which one commissioner called a “fireball,” later this spring.
Hopkins Street bike lane plan seeks middle ground for contentious project
A new proposal would add protections for cyclists and pedestrians, while keeping most of the parking in front of businesses.