Berkeleyside blotter: Crime in Berkeley, June 11-17

Nearly 60 reports of auto break-ins and vehicle thefts in our most recent crime blotter, plus nine robberies. See what's happening in ...

Berkeley council to hear Campanile Way landmark appeal

The group of Berkeley residents that lost a petition to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to landmark the view from Campanile Way is …

City to consider ordinances restricting street behavior

On Tuesday, the Berkeley City Council is slated to vote on proposed laws that would make it illegal to solicit anyone at …

Library Gardens builder seeks to stop DA from examining Berkeley balcony without it being present

Segue Construction, the company that oversaw the building of Library Gardens, scene of an accident that killed six earlier this month, plans to …

Detroit: Unpredictable, dark comedy shines at the Aurora

The fiery dark comedy, Detroit, written by Lisa D'Amour, richly deserves the Obie Award it won in 2013 for the Best New …

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates, State Senator Loni Hancock, challenge us to save as much water as them

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates has announced a city-wide water-conservation challenge with the chance for Berkeley residents to win "fame, appreciation, and a …

Breaking: Manchester United – San Jose Earthquakes game moved from Berkeley to San Jose

UPDATE, 9:25 p.m.:  The July 21 Manchester United vs. San Jose Earthquakes game will be played at Avaya Stadium in San Jose …

The Berkeley Wire: 06.29.15

Peet's Coffee and Tea at Telegraph and Dwight by Paul Sullivan. Photo taken April 15, 2015

Berkeley leaders approve community benefits package; ZAB votes to certify Harold Way EIR

Proponents of downtown development in Berkeley won two victories Thursday night after city leaders and commissioners approved a proposal for community benefits …

Berkeley softball field named in honor of Jane Hammond

A once-nameless field in Berkeley will now honor one woman's achievement in a local softball league, with the approval last week by the …

Op-ed: Loss of Christine Daniel reflects serious and growing problem within Berkeley government

Christine Daniel has only been city manager for three years, but in that short amount of time her work addressing Berkeley's unfunded …

Revolution Books: Berkeley’s radical bookstore relocating

Storied progressive Berkeley bookstore Revolution Books hopes to relocate this summer and has launched a crowdsourcing campaign to cover the moving costs. The 27-year-old bookstore has …

UC Berkeley’s student-run garden offers urban oasis

UC Berkeley's student-run organic garden is a relatively unknown, but flourishing oasis for student gardeners and neighbors.

Big Screen Berkeley: ‘Rebels of the Neon God’

From its very first shot – the interior of a phone booth amid a torrential downpour – it’s clear that Tsai Ming-Liang’s …

The Berkeley Wire: 06.26.15

Palace of reading. Doe Library. Photo, taken on June 3, 2015, by Ned Fielden

At UC Berkeley: A celebration of marriage equality ruling

After the U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday that same-sex marriage is a right guaranteed by the Constitution, members of the UC Berkeley LGBTQ …

Berkeley police investigate shooting on Ashby

One person was shot in South Berkeley early Friday morning, but is expected to survive, police said Friday afternoon. Police responded to a …