Breaking: Power outages affect large swathes of Berkeley

Update 4:28 p.m. Despite what PG&E has told Berkeleyside, readers are saying their power is still out. According to the outage map, there …

The Berkeley Wire: 12.09.16

Whale Tail by Tim Ereneta

Unstoppable: Berkeley cyclist’s miraculous recovery after crash that nearly killed her

No one expected Meg Schwarzman to survive. Authorities say a driver, high on medical marijuana, ran her over from behind as she pedaled home from …

The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW Berkeleyside contributing photographer Nancy Rubin's work is among the pieces featured in a new group show at the Abrams Claghorn …

Bites: Café Rouge, East Brother Beer, Grand Bakery

Café Rouge, a Berkeley institution, will close after dinner service on Dec. 30. This news, and much more, in this week's Bites

Photos: UC Berkeley holds vigil for victims of Oakland fire

UC Berkeley held a vigil Thursday at noon to honor the memory of five people with university ties who lost their lives in Oakland's …

The Berkeley Wire: 12. 08.16

Graffittied dumpster by Paul Sullivan

Join Berkeleyside, guests, Dec. 15 at Spats for holiday drinks to benefit Alameda Food Bank, BOSS

For the second year running, Berkeleyside is hosting holiday drinks at Spats in downtown Berkeley — Thursday, Dec. 15, 6-9 p.m. —  to bring …

New mayor aims to overturn key part of homeless law

In one of his first acts as mayor, Jesse Arreguín is proposing to overhaul the way Berkeley addresses homelessness, including rescinding the …

Home Truths: How the presidential election is affecting the Bay Area housing market

Red Oak Realty says buyers and sellers have been more cautious because of election-related reasons, real or imagined. [Sponsored]

A ritual for Theresa Hak Kyung Cha at BAMPFA

Though Theresa Hak Kyung Cha spent her formative years in Berkeley, the innovative Korean-American artist is most often associated with New York …

Berkeley police warn about 5 Northside robberies

After three new pedestrian robberies in North Berkeley in just five days — all of which involved a gun — police are …

The Berkeley Wire: 12.07.16

Ghost bike by Steve Crawford

Convicted killer sentenced to 118 years to life

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jon Rolefson has denied a defense motion for a new trial and sentenced Brandon Wallace, 27, to …

Future uncertain for Berkeley school due to unsafe building

See update at the foot of the story. A private elementary school in North Berkeley may have to find a new location after assessments …

Ben Gould enters campaign for District 4 council seat

Former mayoral candidate Ben Gould announced today that he will run for the District 4 City Council seat vacated by Mayor Jesse …

9 new favorite spots added to updated Nosh Guide

We've added nine new bars and restaurants to our guide to our favorite spots in the East Bay.