The City Council should adopt a measure that will give it and commissions oversight over the decision to acquire surveillance and spying equipment.
A small fire struck a homeless encampment near Second Street in West Berkeley early Sunday morning, authorities and community members report.
Traffic will be affected all day, according to authorities, after an underground water main break in the Southside neighborhood.
A 94-year-old woman involved in a crash in North Berkeley in September later died in the hospital. Friends have identified the woman as Janet Messman of Kensington.
In recent months, the city and campus community have worked together to improve fire safety in large group homes, in particular, before special events or parties.
Take part in a five-minute earthquake drill wherever you are Oct. 19 and start the process of preparing for a disaster.
The Ashby Avenue offramp was temporarily closed Monday afternoon for a fire.
When an engine from Berkeley was dispatched to Santa Rosa on Monday, it had no idea what to expect.
The Bay Area has mobilized as numerous wildfires tear through wine country, and Berkeley first responders have been among those to help.
Berkeley first responders have been called to the 2800 block of Seventh Street for a full-assignment fire.
Firefighters put out a grass fire that broke out on Golf Course Road and Ajax Place in Tilden.
Berkeley firefighters responded late Thursday to the 1400 block of Stannage Avenue for a house fire.
Police and firefighters responded to Channing Way and Acton Street for a working fire Monday afternoon.