Dan Rush served on the Medical Cannabis Commission for many years, but now admits he was using his position as a union organizer to enrich himself.
Activists who protested two arrests made after a city council meeting say an elderly man was hit by a police baton in the aftermath.
Berkeley made some improvements, with more to come, to the intersection of The Alameda and Hopkins Street. Drivers have slowed down, making it safer for pedestrians.
Instead of building 265 units for seniors, the Pacific School or Religion will lease and sell some of its buildings to meet its mission.
Berkeley Police and Fire will continue participating in Urban Shield for a year while a sub-committee considers alternatives. The decision prompted outrage from a packed room.
A new report breaks down the projected costs of each piece of the ambitious homelessness plan, and puts forth recommendations for the elements to prioritize.
Downtown business owners and neighbors expressed frustration that a new center for young adults with mental illness and substance abuse problems was approved without public input.
The drought has led to an increase of THMs, which can cause cancer, in the East Bay's drinking water.
Berkeley officials voted unanimously Tuesday night to prioritize a plan to build what was described as the city's largest ever supportive housing development for the homeless.
For the first time ever, the city has created a team of outreach workers focused on getting chronically homeless, mentally ill individuals off the streets and into housing.
While Berkeley must work to solve its pension liabilities, the city has an excellent staff with deep experience in addressing fiscal matters.
City staff say there are too many referred projects designed to ease Berkeley's housing affordability crisis, and priorities need to be set.
In an ironic twist of drought economics, EBMUD is considering charging its customers more for water starting July 12 in part because they are consuming less.
The North Berkeley landmark has been on the receiving end of soap and colored dye multiple times in the past year, and it is no easy feat to clean up the messes.
An Oakland woman said UC and Berkeley officials allowed conservatives to be attacked on campus driven by their own progressive political agendas.