Staff has asked council to revise a recent landmark designation for Campanile Way, alleging an overreach by the Landmarks Preservation Commission that city law does not support.
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 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 project is almost a year behind schedule. The heavy rains in 2016-17 caused about 50 rain days. A dispute between the general contractor and some subs has also slowed progress.
More than two years after officials voted to regulate street behavior and limit the use of public space, council voted Thursday to revise those rules and, eventually, enforce them.
A man with a wooden stick was arrested in downtown Berkeley on Tuesday after threatening someone with the stick, then jamming it into an officer's stomach, authorities report.
A fugitive from Tennessee is now in police custody after a Berkeley officer spotted him downtown Sunday in a parking lot recently plagued by auto burglaries, authorities report.
We talk art, the role of art museums and what the future holds with the director and chief curator of the UC Berkeley-owned Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.
A woman has been taken for medical evaluation after authorities say she attacked a woman downtown with "windshield wiper parts" Saturday, sending the victim to the hospital.
A Hayward man is in custody after his suspicious behavior helped witnesses lead police to his location following a car theft Sunday morning, authorities report.
Nobody was injured, but the Tuesday afternoon incident caused some property damage.
Police in Berkeley arrested a 35-year-old child care provider Thursday after he tried, but failed, to rob two different people, authorities report.