Berkeley resident assaulted in SF for wearing Google Glass

Berkeley resident Kyle Russell was assaulted while walking down the sidewalk in San Francisco's Mission District on Friday last week because he was …

The Berkeley Wire: 04.14.14

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Who makes the best burger in the East Bay?

Where do you head in the East Bay when you absolutely have to have a fabulous burger?

See plans Tuesday for new downtown Berkeley hotel

A 16-story high-rise hotel under consideration in downtown Berkeley is making its way through the city approval process, with three preview meetings …

Berkeley’s long-shuttered UC Theatre to get new life

For the last seven years David Mayeri has had a dream: to refurbish the old UC Theatre on University Avenue, which has …

Cardinals trounce Bears in first ever birding Big Game

Ten birding Bears! Four song-filled hours! Sixty-four species! But alas, no victory. The Berkeley birding team organized by Golden Gate Audubon Society fell eleven …

After a West Berkeley blaze, praise for the firefighters

Eric Gellerman, owner of The Wooden Duck furniture store, says he has nothing but thanks for the firefighters who fought the blaze that …

West Berkeley fire causes $5 million in damage, destroys 20 artisan businesses

The huge fire that ripped through a building on Second Street in West Berkeley on Saturday night not only affected well-known businesses …

4 Berkeley businesses, including Wooden Duck, Import Tile damaged in 5-alarm warehouse fire

This breaking news story was updated as more information became available. Watch this feed on Twitter — no account needed — for live …

3 Berkeley stories you will not want to miss

Every week, Berkeleyside publishes dozens of articles about what’s going on in Berkeley. Some of them might have passed you by. Here are three stories …

The Berkeley Wire: 04.11.14

Seaworthy pedestrians. Photo- Pete Rosos

Bites: Alchemy Bottle Shop, kosher sushi, and more

There's a new high-end liquor store on Grand Avenue and a new French bistro coming to Lakeshore, as well as kosher sushi ...

Update: Unhappy ending for crow rescued in Berkeley

A city animal control officer rescued an injured crow Thursday afternoon after it got tangled in a piece of string and stuck …

Vintage baseball: Grit and gore, yes, but much more civil

There were no victory dances when the Berkeley Clarions beat the Oakland Colonels on a recent Sunday at Albany Memorial Park. There …

Barbara Chase-Riboud in Berkeley: Revelatory, ravishing

Barbara Chase-Riboud: The Malcolm X Steles, is an exhibition not to miss. It’s inspirational, revelatory, ravishing to look at, and a dramatic …

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

CAL DAY This year, Cal Day's theme is "One day. A million stories," but it should probably be "One day. A million things …

The Berkeley Wire: 04.10.14

Berkeley Waterfront Park. Photo taken by David Darlington on April 4, 2104 at 6:30 pm