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 […]
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.
The fire appears to have begun in the rear of the building, where the kitchen is located.
Some residents of The Metropolitan, next to the Berkeley City Club, were evacuated while authorities investigated a medical call involving a fire.
Authorities are on the scene Wednesday morning after a crash involving a vehicle and cyclist that left the cyclist dead.
“Our campus has never experienced what it went through on Wednesday,” UCPD Police Chief Margo Bennett said Friday night.
The Berkeley Police Department has just confirmed that the deaths of a young couple and their cats was the result of “acute carbon monoxide intoxication,” and has described the case as a “tragic accident.”
Two people, including a baby, were taken to the hospital after a large emergency response in West Berkeley.
This weekend’s sunny forecast in Berkeley makes recent storms and rain feel like a distant memory. But some of the impacts from the weather remain, including downed trees around town.
Berkeley police and firefighters responded to 3028 Deakin St. to investigate the mysterious deaths of two people and two cats.
A man who has not been identified was found dead outside in the popular Gourmet Ghetto neighborhood Sunday. It may be the latest in a series of troubling deaths on Berkeley streets.