The Berkeley Wire: 09.30.16

Hanging at Picnic Rock by TJ Gehling

Update: Berkeley church says 3-alarm fire caused by roof work, crews still on scene, streets closed

Update, 5 p.m. Authorities say 94 children and 14 staffers were evacuated during Friday's three-alarm fire at the First Congregational Church on Channing Way …

Bites: Public Market update, Banh Mi Joint, more

Emeryville Public Market has announced exciting new tenants, two East Bay restaurants are opening tomorrow, and much more food news in this ...

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

THE GOLDEN STATE RECORD Pop-Up Magazine, California Sunday Magazine and Noise Pop present The Golden State Record at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley Friday, Sept. …

Richmond police chase ends in Berkeley with crash, arrest

Update, 1:25 a.m. Authorities have just confirmed this incident began in Richmond at around 10:35 p.m. "Richmond PD officers were attempting to stop a vehicle. …

The Berkeley Wire: 09.29.16

Sunset time Berkeley Marina by Mohan Ajmani

First responders, students question stats showing rise in alcohol abuse at UC Berkeley

The bureau of Alcohol and Beverage Control released figures for the first two weekends of the school year indicating alcohol-related incidents spiked ...

Sentencing postponed again in Berkeley murder; convicted accomplice disputes identity of killer

The attorney for a 27-year-old man found guilty earlier this year of a 2010 murder in Berkeley has filed a motion for retrial …

Downtown Berkeley food scene picks up pace

Downtown Berkeley seems to be undergoing a restaurant and bar boom. Here's what's new, and what's headed your way soon.

From Brazil to Berkeley and back: Ian Faquini’s journey

Ian Faquini’s Brazilian identity was never in doubt. Born in the nation’s futuristic capital Brasilia, he moved with his parents to Berkeley …

The Berkeley Wire: 09.28.16

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive by Film & Photo Archivist

Caterer Olivia Colt finds ‘saving grace’ in the kitchen

Despite a diagnosis of a life-threatening blood disease, the young entrepreneur is finding success with a thriving Berkeley-based catering company, Salt & ...

Update: ‘Family march’ set for Thursday is canceled

Update, Sept. 29, 9:45 a.m. The family march has been canceled due to a conflict with another event and some community pushback about …

At Brower Center, 2 artists drive home climate change

On Friday night at the David Brower Center in downtown Berkeley, Susannah Sayler and Edward Morris were awarded the center's eighth annual Art/Act …

Council asks DA to drop criminal charges tied to eviction

The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to ask for criminal charges to be dropped against a 28-year-old black woman who ran into trouble with …

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The Berkeley Wire: 09.27.16

Fifth Street by Dan Brekke