Berkeley police staffing levels have reached a crisis point, and the entire traffic bureau along with some investigative positions may be on the chopping block in early 2018.
The elevated fire risk is expected to persist through Sunday morning.
Holiday craft and art fairs abound... take your pick, or go to them all. Other picks for the weekend: Islamic art discussed, Shotgun's latest and a string quartet.
A man described by authorities as a “ringleader” in West Berkeley’s Waterfront gang has been charged with two Oakland murders dating back to 2009, as well as an attempted murder.