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.
A little boy who was hospitalized after a woman reportedly put methamphetamine in his mouth at a Berkeley park has been released home, authorities report. Charges have been filed.
A 36-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with attempted murder after police say she put methamphetamine into a little boy's mouth at People's Park.
The central part of the new pergola, or arbor, at the Berkeley Rose Garden has been rebuilt, and the curved pathway underneath is open to park visitors again. At least for now.
A local resident who has regularly chronicled Cesar Chavez Park over the years produced a video about the helicopter that made an emergency landing Saturday at the Berkeley Marina.
The director of the Parks Recreation and Waterfront Department seems to have a strange and troubling resistance to replacing park Porta Potties with permanent bathrooms.
The man who believed in saying hateful things to get to know people worked at the New York Times before becoming happily homeless for decades in Berkeley.
A series of workshops starting Saturday will let community members passionate about improving Berkeley's aging infrastructure share input to help guide a new influx of cash.
No, infrastructure is not “sexy”, but it is critical to our quality of life. And Berkeley has not invested adequately in it for many years. We need to change that.
As a presidential campaign colored by controversy inches ever closer, local races and campaigns struggle to be heard amid the cacophony. But Berkeley’s ballot is packed with measures that will determine the near-future of the city’s infrastructure, affordable housing stock, education budget, and campaign finance system.
By Jim Rosenau
The East Bay Regional Park District has closed Lake Anza to swimming due to high levels of toxic algae. The decision was made after tests showed the toxin Microcystin had reached dangerous levels, and the news came before the official swim season ends next Friday, Sept. 9.
An unidentified woman stabbed a 57-year-old man in the neck Monday around 5 p.m. at People’s Park, according to the University of California Police Department.