Berkeleyside Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, April 10-16

This is a partial list of recent crime in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. …

Op-Ed: Think, ask questions, before signing a petition

It's spring which means there's an election season on the horizon. That also means, in the weeks ahead, we can all expect …

Are you ready to help kids, pets when disaster strikes?

A brand new interactive fair is coming to Berkeley this weekend, aimed to help residents get prepared for disaster with a focus …

Photos: All catered for on spring weekend in Berkeley

If it's a spring weekend in Berkeley you can guarantee there's something  going on for everyone. Among the many activities of this past weekend, …

4 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 four stories we think …

The Berkeley Wire: 04.18.14

Aquatic Park. Photo- TJ Gehling

Bites: New cupcake shop, beer spot, fermenting help

New Berkeley cupcake shop and Alameda brewery set to open soon, and a kosher veggie restaurant (nervously) embraces meat.

What goes around comes around: ‘Vinyl’ at OMCA

Vinyl, it’s not just for DJs anymore. The Oakland Museum of California’s new interactive exhibit Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records, …

New craft brewery, restaurant slated for Berkeley

Far West Brewing is hoping to open a craft brewery, barrel-aging facility and restaurant on Berkeley's 6th Street.

Federal report calls to stop sale of Berkeley post office

Local officials and preservationists are heartened by a new report that calls for the United States Postal Service to suspend the closing …

Shop Talk: The ins and outs of Berkeley businesses

There's an exciting new sports retail hub emerging in North West Berkeley around San Pablo Avenue and Gilman Street. A cycling/triathlon and …

Gang violence, drug use, graffiti spark renewed push to clean up West Berkeley park

Stepped up police patrols, trimmed-back bushes and increased efforts to clean up graffiti around Strawberry Creek Park are among a slew of recent steps …

At the Write Home Project, the young homeless are heard

By Victor Casillas Valle Nestled behind St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, on Bancroft Way in Berkeley, is one huge set of steel steps covered in …

The Berkeley Wire: 04.17.14

Rap musick by TJ Gehling Taken April 16, 2014

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

RESOURCES ROUNDTABLE California has been quite dry this year — but Friday's roundtable on the drought will be anything but. The Berkeley Energy …

Berkeley 8th graders raise $80K to build their own library

A Berkeley middle school’s successful campaign to crowd-fund the creation of its first library is one for the books. Still in its infancy, …

Berkeley police arrest alleged drug dealer with gun

An Oakland man has been charged with five felonies after a probation search led to his arrest and the recovery by Berkeley police …