The Berkeley Fire Department responded to a call of a structure fire in an unoccupied apartment building at 2631 Durant Ave. around 5 a.m., according to Deputy Fire Chief Donna McCracken. No injuries were reported, she said, and the fire was extinguished in just a few minutes. The fire began on the outside of a […]
By E. Kay Trimberger E. Kay Trimberger was eating breakfast at home on Dec. 12 when she heard a smoke alarm go off. She soon realized that a fire had broken out in her study, the place that held her computer with all her writing for her current book project. Trimberger called 911 and the […]
A U.S. Coast Guard crew from Sector San Francisco came to Berkeley to help save a sinking boat that was mostly underwater when it was discovered Monday morning.
A Berkeley firefighter almost died last fall after he was left more than two floors up in a smoke-filled building as flames closed in and his oxygen ran down, a new video reveals.
Services have returned to First Church after a fire which put a firefighter in danger. The future of the damaged Pilgrim Hall is being discussed.
A five-hour standoff last week ended with a woman being taken to the hospital for medical evaluation after several disturbances at her West Berkeley home, police said.
Emergency crews responded to a two-alarm fire on the 2100 block of Roosevelt Avenue (at Addison) which displaced several and injured two.
First responders pulled two people to safety Tuesday after they spent two hours in the water holding onto their sinking boat outside the Berkeley Marina, authorities report.
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Despite worries about violence at Berkeley protests, hundreds of pro-Trump supporters rallied peacefully at Civic Center Park and the campus remained calm.
A 21-year-old UC Berkeley student has been identified as the woman who fell from a balcony early Sunday morning and died, authorities report.
The apartment where a young Berkeley couple and their cats were found dead in January has been “red tagged” by city staff, and the building owner has been directed to have the unit inspected by a licensed contractor before anyone can live there again.
A fundraiser is currently scheduled for March 4 at San Pablo Park in Berkeley.