While many Berkeley residents are aware of the danger of earthquakes, few consider that they are at risk for a megafire, which could spread from the hills to the flats in minutes.
About 50 people gathered in South Berkeley to talk about racial discrimination in housing, jobs, schools, and the community.
A new exhibit, "Collection Gems: Forty Years of Documenting Berkeley History." also shows treasures such as an old receipt book from Hink's Department Store.
The city will establish a new parking structure, a final attempt to address issues around overnight parking. RV dwellers say they have nowhere to go.
Approved ADU projects quadrupled last year in Berkeley, and the Council hopes new measures will increase the numbers.
The owner, Ken Sarachan, has enlisted a developer and a sign announcing construction has gone up on the property at Telegraph Avenue and Haste Street.
A new beading store, a permanent location for Berkeley Chess School and a temporary spot for downtown's Bank of America: all this and more local biz news.
The City Council acted legally when it created a Civic Center overlay in 2014, restricting 9 buildings, including the post office, for civic or nonprofit use, a judge ruled Monday.
The earthquake rumbled through Berkeley in the middle of the Warriors playoff game.
Black and Hispanic people stopped by BPD are searched "at much higher rates" than white people, researchers told the PRC this week, but disparities don't automatically mean bias.
The first new cannabis dispensary in Berkeley in decades is opening, with two more to follow. Eventually, there will be six places in town to purchase marijuna.
A week after announcing plans to build 1K student units in People's Park, Carol Christ said she will push to build on 9 other sites too, and released renderings of the park plans.