Berkeley schools are slated to be open Thursday, though the district is taking precautions in connection with outdoor activities, BUSD says.
"It's literally raining ash here in West Berkeley," wrote Nima Mohseni on Twitter at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Smoke has traveled from the wildfires ravaging North Bay counties. Berkeley had its own scare early Monday morning.
The main character is 16-year-old Elizabeth, who has lost 40 pounds and four jean sizes in just a few months.
Berkeley City Council passed the "healthy by default" bill in July that prevents soda from being included in children's fast food meals.
The Berkeley City Council has finally set criteria for the medical cannabis grow houses voters approved in 2010.
Berkeleyside had several inquiries in the past week about algae growing over in West Berkeley's Aquatic Park.
For the first time ever, the city has created a team of outreach workers focused on getting chronically homeless, mentally ill individuals off the streets and into housing.
Berkeley baby Josie Rooney is struggling with the same condition Jimmy Kimmel's son was born with. Her parents are finding solace from an outpouring of support.
The 'Hamilton' star, in town for Notes & Words, rapped with kids in the music therapy program at Children's, to which he made a generous donation.
Residents in South and West Berkeley have greater health risks than those in other neighborhoods. The Center for Food, Faith & Justice is addressing the issue with garden, classes.
A new bill would require nonprofit hospitals in California to obtain approval from the state Attorney General before closing an emergency department.
Residents have long been concerned about odors and other pollutants emanating from Pacific Steel Casting on Second Street, lodging hundreds of complaints with local and regional bodies.