Berkeley’s Measure R: Two conflicting opinions

Recently, Berkeleyside has published two op-ed pieces in its Opinionator section on Measure R, the ballot initiative supporters say will put more “green” in …

The Berkeley Wire: 09.15.14

Nest. Photo Matias Negrete-Pincetic

The lowdown: Berkeley council on crime, homeless youth, Telegraph Channing merchants, more

The Berkeley City Council meets Tuesday this week, with a special session on the mid-year crime report at 5:30 p.m., and the regular meeting at …

Comal owners settle suit for new Berkeley restaurant

After several hurdles, including lawsuits, the owners of Berkeley's Comal have a clear path to opening a second restaurant in the city.

Berkeley’s colony of spotted hyenas closes after 30 years

Tucked away in the Berkeley Hills is a swath of land where females are in charge and always get first dibs on …

Photo gallery: A great day out for all at Solano Stroll 2014

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8 Berkeley stories that made headlines this week

1. Berkeley to look at residential permit parking citywide 2. City of Berkeley may consider ride-sharing rules for companies like Uber, Lyft, Sidecar 3. Robert Reich: "If …

Woman jumps out 3rd story window to escape fire

A woman who jumped out of an apartment building to escape a fire Saturday morning suffered serious injuries and was transported to …

The Berkeley Wire: 09.12.14

Moonrise. Photos: Jef Poskanzer

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

LIVE OAK PARK'S 100TH BIRTHDAY North Berkeley's first nature park, Live Oak Park, celebrates its 100th anniversary Saturday afternoon. The Live Oak Park …

Uncharted speakers just keep doing extraordinary things

One of the thrills about putting together Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas 2014 is that our speakers keep doing extraordinary things. It's hard …

Bayer HealthCare may expand in West Berkeley

Bayer HealthCare won unanimous approval Thursday from the city of Berkeley's zoning board to make significant changes at its West Berkeley campus, …

Berkeley to look at residential permit parking citywide

The Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to study whether permit parking might be needed in more residential neighborhoods throughout the city, …

Getting old in Berkeley (Old-Time Music, that is)

In Berkeley everyone gets to be old, at least for a few glorious days. The 11th annual Berkeley Old Time Music Convention, which …

The Berkeley Wire: 09.11.14

Photo: Daniel Parks

Bites: Rosamunde Sausage and Plum expand, more

News from Rosamunde Sausage, Smashburger, Plum Bar and much more, in this week's Bites.

Man with crack cocaine in mouth arrested by police

An Oakland man arrested last week by Berkeley Police officers had 20 individually wrapped pieces of what authorities believe to be crack cocaine in …