Police investigate gunshots in West Berkeley

Berkeley Police are investigating evidence of gunfire in the middle of the afternoon Tuesday in the area of Seventh Street and Channing Way. According to …

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The Berkeley Wire: 12.06.16

Love and Tribute by Nancy Rubin

Memorials begin for 11 people connected with Berkeley who died in Oakland Ghost Ship fire

Highwire Coffee at 2049 San Pablo Ave. will hold a memorial at 4 p.m. Tuesday to remember two employees who died in …

Berkeley lawyer on the secret to avoiding lawsuits

Lainey Feingold is a long-time Berkeley resident, a disability civil-rights lawyer, and an author. She has worked with the blind community for …

Big Screen Berkeley: ‘Old Stone’, ‘Fire at Sea’

Over the last few decades the term ‘film noir’ has been increasingly misused. Where once it represented a distinct type of story …

Berkeley High principal on sudden leave; VP in charge

Beginning Tuesday, Berkeley High Principal Sam Pasarow will be on leave, and Vice Principal Erin Schweng will oversee campus operations, according to …

The Berkeley Wire: 12.05.16

Evening star by William Smock

Photos: The early days of Berkeley’s now-gone Print Mint

When the Reprint Mint closed in late November, Telegraph Avenue and Berkeley lost another portal to our past. It was an important …

Photos: Children revel in winter play on Berkeley Snow Day

Kids and their adults came out to enjoy a fresh, albeit manmade, snowfall in North Berkeley Sunday. Snowballs were thrown, snowmen were crafted, …

Beloved ‘VJ’ and Berkeley High alum killed in Oakland fire; LA vigil planned for Jonathan Bernbaum on Monday

A talented visual artist from Berkeley who made a name for himself in the international electronic music scene is reportedly among those killed Friday …

As death toll from Oakland fire rises to 33, 3 with Berkeley ties are dead, 3 others reported missing

Update, Monday, Dec. 5, 8:55 a.m. A talented visual artist from Berkeley who made a name for himself in the international electronic music scene …

UC Berkeley student fights off sexual predator

A female UC Berkeley student managed to fend off a stranger who tried to rape her as she walked home from the …

Man dies after being struck by train on Berkeley tracks

A train struck and killed a man in Berkeley on Saturday at 3:15 p.m., according to Berkeley police. Traffic in the area …

City clears out homeless encampment after feces found spread on city buildings

The city cleared out a homeless encampment that had set up just north of City Hall Friday at around 5:15 a.m. The move came …

The Berkeley Wire: 12.02.16

Fiat Lux by Ned Felden

Rare burrowing owl found dead in West Berkeley park

A rare burrowing owl was found dead recently at Berkeley's Cesar Chavez Park, raising some concern in the community. Local resident Heidi Sachs …