Landmark Claremont Court house on market for $5.45M

One of the first houses built in Claremont Court is on the market for $5.45 million, marking it as one of the …

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

FIGHTING DIABETES WITH POETRY Type 2 diabetes, caused by eating the wrong food and a sedentary lifestyle, is on the rise. It’s …

Bites: Red Bay Coffee Box, Agrodolce, Firebrand

We've got news on Red Bay Coffee's new Uptown café, more details for Cafe Gratitude replacement Agrodolce, a new chef for Firebrand ...

Longtime Berkeley resident Henrietta Harris turns 100

By Erika Shaver-Nelson Henrietta Harris celebrated her 100th birthday June 15 with a leisurely morning. She had breakfast in bed and then got her …

The Berkeley Wire: 06.23.16

Birds at Cesar Chavez Park by Mohan Ajmani

Fire at former Sliderbar in downtown Berkeley

The Berkeley Fire Department has responded to a fire on Center Street in downtown Berkeley that caused the evacuation of several buildings ...

Recent Berkeley High grad, 17, dies in drowning

The Berkeley community is mourning the tragic death Wednesday of Efejon Ustenci, who graduated with his Berkeley High School class less than a week ago. Placer …

Premier Cru lawsuit: Some customers to get refunds

The bankruptcy trustee liquidating the wine store Premier Cru has reached a settlement to pay disgruntled customers pennies on the dollar for ...

Berkeley High alum embarks on abortion bill documentary

“As a filmmaker, you have this unspoken responsibility to inform your audience,” says director and Berkeley High alum Maya Cueva. “You have …

Big Screen Berkeley: Therapy for a Vampire

Since Nosferatu first chilled filmgoers in 1922 (sparking a lawsuit in the process), almost every conceivable variation of vampire has stalked victims …

Berkeley High’s Ultimate Frisbee team turns out winners – and haikus

Berkeley High's Ultimate Frisbee team is one of the best in the western U.S.

The Berkeley Wire: 06.22.16

Victorian by David Gould

Oxford Street parklet, Berkeley’s third, opens today

The Oxford Street parklet, which spans the entrances to four restaurants including East Bay Spice Company and Cinnaholic, is downtown's first.

Berkeley man charged after rape attempt, death threats

A Berkeley man has been charged with three felonies after authorities say he tied up a woman with an electrical cord and …

Automated license plate readers will help parking availability but some express concern about privacy issues

Berkeley has launched a program to use a controversial technology that automatically reads license plates on cars to optimize and enforce parking, …

Berkeley writer Yaa Gyasi adjusts to fame, accolades for debut novel ‘Homegoing’

By Frances Dinkelspiel and Mal Warwick Yaa Gyasi had just returned to her Berkeley home after a whirlwind tour of bookstores around the …

Berkeley crime log: Car crash follows Senior Streak, confiscated swords, water rescue drill, stolen golf carts

This overview of recent crime in Berkeley is based on reports to the Berkeley Police unless otherwise noted. Share photos, videos and tips by emailing crime@berkeleyside.com or on Facebook and Twitter. Don’t assume someone else …