Many readers have wondered this week why downtown Berkeley's Civic Center Park was suddenly fenced off Monday. The answer? Improvements are coming.
Originally slated for completion in November 2016, the renovations are now expected to wrap up in December, according to the city.
A 37-year-old man on probation for lewd conduct has been charged with a misdemeanor after a local mother said he exposed himself to her in South Berkeley in September.
The Berkeley pier has a long and storied history. First used for ferry service, then for car service, then for recreation, it is now too dilapidated to be open.
Three days after police put out an alert about a probationer with a history of bizarre interactions with children, a local mother had her own troubling experience with him.
The Berkeley Police Department has asked the community to be on the lookout for a man linked to several bizarre run-ins with local children earlier this year.
Phil Harper-Cotton grew up playing ball in Berkeley parks and has dedicated his life to creating programs for the residents of Berkeley. He retires Friday.
The North Berkeley park has a natural feel. Some neighbors fear that will be impacted if Berkeley installs a patch of artificial grass for a swing set.
A man who tried to give a baby a mystery drink in June has been charged with annoying or molesting a child, authorities report, after several bizarre run-ins with local kids.
Berkeleyside had several inquiries in the past week about algae growing over in West Berkeley's Aquatic Park.
A local mother who took her two children to play at Ohlone Park last week said a man tried to give her son liquid from a bottle without permission. The suspect was arrested.
The woman charged this week with feeding methamphetamine to a 2-year-old boy has a history of violence against authorities, the Alameda County sheriff's office told Berkeleyside.
The woman charged with felony child endangerment and giving a controlled substance to a minor on a playground told police she gave the boy a Tootsie Roll, court papers reveal.