Get Berkeleyside's free newsletter.

Delivered to your inbox at 5 p.m., the Daily Briefing brings you all the latest Berkeley news in one handy place.

"*" indicates required fields

6 MAPS: How city's changed over last decade | FREE THIS FALL: Berkeley City College | CATCH UP: People's Park | WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT: Monkeypox, COVID

Posted inArts, Business, Crime & Safety, Events, Video

Fundraiser will help artisans burned out in Berkeley fire

By many accounts, the Joshua Tree Artisans’ Collective was a special place to work. Taking up two floors on a building on Second Street, the collective had individual spaces for woodworkers, metal fabricators, inventors, interior designers, furniture makers and mixed media artists to work. The craftsmen, though, were all free to use the communal hand tools […]

Posted inCommunity, Crime & Safety, Fires, Nature

Possible explosion causes fire under I-80 University Avenue overpass in West Berkeley

UPDATE, 4:50 p.m.: Police activity near the University Avenue and Second Street fire has ended and all roadways are open, according to a Berkeley Police Department Nixle alert. UPDATE, 4:45 p.m.: Police and fire investigators continue to search through the site of the fire to determine its cause and whether it is suspicious. There is no evidence […]

Posted inBusiness

Shop Talk: The ins and outs of Berkeley businesses

CVS PHARMACY The CVS pharmacy that has been under construction at 2565 Telegraph Ave., the site of an old Andronico’s, opened its doors over the weekend. The 26,455-square-foot space carries a wide variety of goods including beauty supplies, seasonal items, household goods, alcohol and a huge selection of drinks. The chain will officially launch the store […]