After home invasion, Berkeley resident says: Lock up

A Berkeley resident surprised at home by several intruders Friday afternoon reminds the community to lock up over the holiday weekend. The woman was …

The Berkeley Wire: 05.22.15

Berkeley Arts Center, Live Oak Park, Berkeley, Calif. By Carter Tomassi

From hawks to Berlin to Salinger to neurosurgery to sci-fi: 6 great reads to start off your summer

It's not quite June gloom outside, and May gloom doesn't have the same ring. While the weather isn't cooperating, Memorial Day marks the …

Man charged with ‘rape by use of drugs’ in Berkeley

A Vallejo man has been charged with rape by use of drugs after a coworker said he had sex with her when she …

Berkeley authorities respond to fire near Ashby, I-80

Update, 4:20 p.m. Berkeley Fire Department Battalion Chief Paul Cavagnaro said the fire in Berkeley on Friday was confined to a 20-by-20-foot area …

Bites: Anvil Brewing to open in West Berkeley, more

Berkeley is getting a new brewery. Anvil Brewing plans on opening at 912 Gilman Street this spring. We bring you this news ...

Parents, students rally for more inclusive Berkeley schools

Parents, students and community members held a rally at this week's Berkeley Unified School District Board of Education meeting to urge board …

New Berkeley Humane shelter plans approved

Berkeley Humane won approval last week to construct a new facility on Ninth Street, and the organization is hoping to get the community involved to …

How Quirky is Berkeley? Marcia Donahue’s amazing world

Marcia Donahue has lived at 3017 Wheeler St. for 37 years. She has gardened there for 37 years, exquisitely and creatively, favoring …

The Berkeley Wire: 05.21.15

Tonight in Berkeley bu Film&PhotoArchivist. Photo taken May 19, 2015

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

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS This weekend is your last chance to see Theatre First's production of Glengarry Glen Ross at Live Oak Theatre, as …

Berkeleyside blotter: Crime in Berkeley, May 7-13

This overview of recent crime in Berkeley is based on reports to the Berkeley Police unless otherwise noted. Please don’t hesitate to share photos, videos or tips, about breaking news …

Berkeley launches public meetings on health inequalities

Berkeley is gearing up for a series of town hall meetings about the state of public health in the city to allow community members …

A jazz convergence with Hafez Modirzadeh

Conversations with Hafez Modirzadeh often swerve in unexpected directions. The Iranian-American saxophonist/composer is a confidant of jazz legends like Ornette Coleman and …

The Berkeley Wire: 05.20.15

Day 128: Red by Quinn Dombrowski. Photo taken May 8, 2015

Berkeley’s new soda tax panel begins its work

A new Berkeley "panel of experts" charged with allocating money collected from the city's new soda tax met for the first time ...

Berkeley School Board primer: Harold Way, admissions and enrollment, the budget

The Berkeley schools Board of Education meets tonight, May 20, at 7:30 p.m. See the agenda packet here. (It’s a large file that may take time …