The Berkeley Wire: 07.02.15

Full moon behind clouds by Ira Serkes. Photo taken June 30, 2015

Berkeleyside blotter: Crime in Berkeley, June 18-24

Thieves steal a purse and backpack from a woman tying her shoe in North Berkeley, plus six robberies, 24 burglaries and two ...

Berkeley mayor nominates interim city manager

The Berkeley mayor's office has asked city officials to appoint Deputy City Manager Dee Williams-Ridley as interim city manager following the expected departure …

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

FOURTH OF JULY AT THE MARINA Celebrate the Fourth of July on Saturday at the Berkeley Marina, from noon to 10 p.m. Enjoy …

Berkeley balcony survivor is making ‘great progress’

The family of a 21-year-old Irish woman who was seriously injured in the collapse of a fifth-floor balcony at the Library Gardens apartment building …

Sparkler, or a Berkeley High reunion at the Freight?

Did you hear about Monday’s Berkeley High reunion at Freight & Salvage? It’s listed on the club’s calendar as a double bill pairing …

Berkeley’s Ashby Village celebrates fifth year of helping seniors help themselves

As Ashby Village marks its fifth anniversary, no one could be more pleased—or surprised—than co-founders Pat Sussman and Shirley Haberfeld. In 2006, …

The Berkeley Wire: 07.01.15

Jupiter and Venus by Nick. Photo taken June 30, 2105

Council declines to overturn LPC vote on Campanile Way

Amid a raucous meeting that ran past 1 a.m., the Berkeley City Council essentially dismissed an appeal that sought to have the city's …

Berkeley council postpones street behavior proposal

The Berkeley City Council voted early Wednesday morning to postpone consideration of a new set of laws designed to curb problematic street …

Announcing: Berkeleyside Open Office, July 15 at WeWork

Every so often, Berkeleyside likes to throw its doors open and hold an "Open Office" — a chance for the small Berkeleyside team to …

Berkeley police respond to bank robbery downtown

A man who threatened to have a gun robbed a downtown Berkeley bank Wednesday morning, according to authorities. Berkeley Police spokeswoman Officer Jennifer …

Berkeley balcony passed inspection before collapse

The fifth-floor Berkeley balcony that collapsed June 16, sending six people in their 20s to their deaths, was inspected less than a …

Big Screen Berkeley: ‘The Third Man’ — The perfect film?

There are very, very few films I consider ‘perfect’ —  if perfection can ever truly be achieved in the field of cinema. …

Where in Berkeley?

Where in Berkeley

The Berkeley Wire: 06.30.15

Doe and Bancroft. Photo: Ned Fielden

The lowdown: Berkeley council on street behavior, Campanile view, budget, Berkeley Barb, more

Tuesday night’s Berkeley City Council meeting begins at 6 p.m., June 30, with a closed session on labor negotiations related to the Police Department, …