Police have arrested two men they say confessed to three armed robberies — at two Berkeley convenience stores and an El Cerrito fast food shop — over a period of about 10 hours Friday.
Two new East Bay breweries are getting closer to opening, while B-Side BBQ and Café Rustica are calling it a day.
The Rialto Cinemas Elmwood has been ordered not to change the movie titles on its marquee until it develops a safe way for employees to switch out the letters.
James Syhabout's Box and Bells has closed, Daniel Patterson is rethinking Haven, and much more in this week's Bites.
Hundreds of people jammed into the spanking new Safeway store on College Avenue on Thursday.
Founded in Berkeley 25 years ago, Noah's Bagels is marking its birthday with a "today-only" 25-cent bagel and shmear deal.
A newcomer to Rockridge, Sukho Thai is a welcome addition to a neighborhood already brimming with fantastic restaurants.
At this new Rockridge spot Munther Massarweh serves up a Latin-inspired meat-focused menu made with seasonal ingredients.
In a new occasional series, Berkeleyside's Siciliana Trevino sets out to eat and report on every restaurant on College Avenue.
This is a partial list of recent crimes in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. See past crime blotters here. (Note to readers: We always appreciate photographs and tips, about breaking news or neighborhood safety issues, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
By Camille Baptista
A16 Rockridge, which opened on Saturday, is the third venture for San Francisco restaurateurs Victoria Libin and Shelley Lindgren.
Scott Miller dishes on his pretzel problem, the one food he can't stand and when cooks should add just a bit more salt.