Berkeley mayor, councilman pledge to increase police resources

Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín and Councilman Ben Bartlett have promised to increase police staffing and revive a recently disbanded specialized crime suppression unit to help address concerns about safety.

Berkeley police arrest 3, find gun, after interrupting storage facility burglary

Police arrested a man and two women late Saturday after spotting them at a West Berkeley storage facility with methamphetamine and stolen property, authorities report.