The SPJ NorCal board said it was impressed both with Raguso's stories and the breadth of the issues she covers for the Berkeley community, as well as her tireless approach.
When an engine from Berkeley was dispatched to Santa Rosa on Monday, it had no idea what to expect.
Many locals are trying to stay indoors, or wearing masks if they venture out, due to the dense haze that has descended over the city.
A few dozen students and faculty came together Thursday evening to remember and honor the victims of the Las Vegas massacre.
The city and university have taken steps to prepare for demonstrations planned in response to Thursday's talk by conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro.
Two years and two lawsuits after an application was made to build new housing in southwest Berkeley, City Council has approved the project after a judge ruled it had to.
The animals were airlifted in advance of Hurricane Irma making landfall in order to create space for the animals likely to be displaced by the storm.
Oscar Castaneda, a cook at Comal, was violently attacked while walking home from his shift. There have been at least two other similar crimes in the area recently.
Several hundred people turned up Sunday evening for a march and candlelit vigil in Berkeley organized after the events in Charlottesville over the weekend.
Five of the six homes on this year's AIA East Bay tour are remodels rather than new builds.
Berkeley Fire Department fought the two-alarm fire in a third-story apartment at 1420 Addison St. near Sacramento.