Crime in Berkeley: Jaywalkers beware, flyaway drone damage, pilfered postage stamps, found ammo, more

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 or on Facebook and Twitter. Don’t assume someone else …

UC Berkeley student arrested after fraternity rape report

Police arrested a 20-year-old Cal student on suspicion of rape in connection with a case from earlier this year reported to have ...

The Berkeley Wire: 04.28.16

Berkeley church. Photo: Film&Photo Archivist

More breweries to East Bay’s booming beer scene

Three soon-to-open breweries — Novel Brewing, Temescal Brewing and Gilman Brewing — have all been started by enthusiastic home brewers.

Berkeley preview sheds new light on Gilman roundabouts

Early plans to build two large roundabouts at Interstate 80 and Gilman Street in Berkeley were on display for the public Wednesday night at …

Police arrest 3 after armed, masked restaurant robbery series, 9 in Berkeley

Police arrested three men Friday after an investigation into a series of robberies that saw armed, masked perpetrators holding up a total of 23 …

Junior Reggae bring sleek sounds of Jamaica to Jupiter

When Caribbean rhythms seduce a jazz musician, Cuba is usually the alluring culprit. But for multi-instrumentalist Rob Ewing the loping grooves of Jamaica …

The Berkeley Wire: 04.27.16

Roses seen at Berkeley Marina. Photo, taken on April 24, 201 by Mojan Ajmani

Big Screen double bill: ‘Dough’ and ‘Pali Road’

One of the doughtiest of British film genres is the ‘eccentric Brit’ comedy-drama. From The Full Monty to Kinky Boots, UK filmmakers …

Berkeley council votes to put minimum wage on ballot

A Berkeley City Council majority voted Tuesday night to put an alternative minimum wage proposal on the November 2016 ballot they say will …

‘Farmsteads’ celebrates our local food purveyors

Former Berkeleyside writer Sarah Henry profiles 12 innovative farmsteads operating along the California coast.

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Fire in Berkeley apartment building displaces around 30

Update, April 27: BFD says the rough monetary value of the damage caused by the fire and burst water pipe is $100,000. BFD also …

The Berkeley Wire: 04.26.16

Top of the steps. Photo, taken on April 21, 2016, by gina g10

Sister of man charged with 2 murders takes the stand

The older sister of a Berkeley man who could face the death penalty if found guilty of two fatal shootings in 2013 …

New incubator signals growth in city’s tech ecosystem

Move over Silicon Valley — Berkeley is on the move with the opening of its first non-Cal-related incubator space.

2-Minute Tip: Set up your party for success

In his latest 2-Minute Tip video, Chef Hugh Groman offers advice on preparing for a party at home.