The projects could bring more than 5,400 new residents to the city and result in 465 new jobs, according to staff.
Gamelan Sekar Jaya, haven for Indonesian music and dance, gets home of its own in South Berkeley
The 43-year-old Balinese cultural group purchased its Shattuck Avenue headquarters from its landlord for $1.5 million.
Killer apologizes to mother of slain teen: ‘Before you know it, I shot Seth’
Tony Walker described himself as a “washed-up nobody” who probably deserved to die in prison.
South Berkeley elder, business owner wants an accessible home to ‘start over with new beginnings’
After suffering serious falls, Betty Gray hasn’t been able to leave her second-floor apartment to run Alice’s Relaxing Bath and Gift Shop.
A Berkeley man was convicted of killing a Cal student. He must now explain why
Until now, the motive for the fatal shooting has been shrouded in mystery. That is set to change Monday as part of a recent plea deal.
Berkeley police investigate gunfire, car crash on Alcatraz
One neighbor told Berkeleyside they were trying to nap when they “heard a series of gunshots and a crash followed by someone screaming.”
People’s Park celebrates anniversary amid impending UC Berkeley development plans
UC Berkeley plans to build student housing on the park this summer.
Developer pitches 3 buildings in South Berkeley, big downtown projects open
New plans call for nearly 500 new apartments spread across three sites along Shattuck Avenue in South Berkeley.
Police: Driver with loaded gun arrested after running stop sign near Malcolm X
The man dropped off a young child at Malcolm X Elementary just after running the stop sign, BPD said.
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.
2 men shot during South Berkeley home-invasion robbery
Two residents of a home on 62nd Street in South Berkeley suffered injuries that were not believed to be life threatening.
Berkeley may explore making reparations to Black residents
If Berkeley proceeds, it will be one of the few municipalities to directly grapple with the country’s legacy of enslavement.