A gunfire investigation in Berkeley earlier this month led to the discovery this week of a weapons cache at a Southside home, authorities report.
8 new housing projects approved in Berkeley in 2020
Berkeley’s zoning board has approved eight medium-to-large housing projects around the city in 2020 totalling 560 units. See the roundup.
Pair now faces felony firearm charges after 3 gun-related calls Sunday
Two men with a gun fired it twice in separate incidents Sunday night in Berkeley and one of them pointed the gun at a woman walking alone that night when she rejected his “flirtatious advances,” police report.
Man shouting about ‘wrath of God’ arrested during fraternity break-in
Residents locked themselves in their rooms while they waited for police to arrive. The man was ultimately arrested on suspicion of burglary and sent for a psychiatric evaulation.
2 men arrested after gunfire in Southside Berkeley
Police arrested two men outside the 7-Eleven in Southside Berkeley after hearing gunfire there Sunday night, authorities report.
Berkeley neighborhood group wins right to sue UC Berkeley over increased enrollment
A state appeals court overturned a lower court ruling tossing out the case. UC Berkeley says it will appeal to the California Supreme Court.
A 46-year-old Berkeley bookstore closes, another COVID-19 casualty
University Press Books has struggled financially for years despite trying many different approaches to stay in business.
Who is feeding People’s Park residents during the pandemic?
With UC Berkeley closed and Telegraph Avenue mostly shuttered, the 35-40 people who call the park home depend on donated meals from East Bay Food Not Bombs and other charitable groups.
UC Berkeley hopes to build 16-story housing complex at People’s Park
The building would be part of a complex that could house as many as 1,200 students and 125 community members who need supportive housing. Cal is seeking public comment through April 27.
Fire destroys tent, belongings of homeless man at People’s Park
Robert Dougherty escaped injury, but lost his home and his belongings after his tent caught fire while he was asleep inside.
Woman shot near People’s Park in Southside Berkeley
A woman was shot near People’s Park in Southside Berkeley on Saturday night.
City, community groups protest UC Berkeley’s plan to update long-range plan in middle of pandemic
Critics say the university should postpone plans until the COVID-19 crisis is over. UC Berkeley officials say the law requires the school to proceed now.