The sudden closure of Berkeley's Elmwood Café on Friday left many community members with questions. But there could be a future for the operation, the owner says.
Racism isn’t just a coffee shop problem. It is an America problem. And, as much as many people don’t want to admit it, Berkeley is in America.
The café closed suddenly, shutting down its social media pages and posting a brief note on the door, in a week when it had made headlines again for a racist incident in 2015.
A Sack's Coffee House customer leaped into action early Friday afternoon during a laptop snatch in Berkeley and helped catch the culprit before police arrived, authorities report.
Police have announced the latest in a string of laptop snatches from patrons at cafes near Cal. They also released video to show how fast the robberies can happen.
A Street Spirit vendor was struck in the face Saturday after he intervened to stop a hate incident between a lesbian family and a man described by police as a "nomad" on College.
Three teenagers were arrested Sunday night after one of them grabbed a computer from a coffee spot frequented by UC Berkeley students, authorities report.
Berkeley police responded to a car crash Saturday night and made several detentions in the Elmwood neighborhood.
Police descended on the Elmwood after a man rammed an officer who tried to pull him over.
Update, 3:15 p.m. Police have said, in a Nixle alert published Tuesday afternoon, they believe there is a “high probability” that the five pedestrian robberies near the UC Berkeley campus late Monday night are related.
The use permits for the food trucks parked at the intersection of Bancroft Way and College Avenue will expire in March next year; no new location has been secured for them.
Authorities have set up a trailer with “license plate technology” at Willard Middle School to help with an investigation into five child abduction attempts in Berkeley since September.
Authorities have released an updated vehicle description and more information about five child abduction attempts in Berkeley over the past month, including two that had not previously been reported.