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.
The new parklet, built by a Boy Scout troop, is expected to open in front of Zachary's Pizza and Pegasus Books in the next few weeks.
Police arrested a 23-year-old Southern California man Sunday after a woman said he sexually assaulted her in North Berkeley, authorities report.
Neighbors were alarmed after a man caught on video in April trespassing, possibly casing cars and a property in the Elmwood district, was arrested in a recent sexual assault case.
A young woman was held captive early Tuesday in a sex offender's van while he drove around Berkeley and tried to make her perform oral sex on him, according to court papers.
Police have arrested a 60-year-old parolee and out-of-compliance sex offender after they say he kidnapped and tried to sexually assault a woman early Tuesday in North Berkeley
Police have released a sketch of a man they say is responsible for stabbing a North Berkeley resident Friday night.
Police are looking for help to solve the stabbing of a North Berkeley man attacked near John Hinkel Park as he walked not far from his home Friday night.
A longtime activist walking in a crosswalk several blocks from her home died in late April one week after she was hit by a driver who failed to stop for her, police said.
A suspect is being sought by police after a person was stabbed in the 800 block of San Diego Road in North Berkeley on the evening of April 28.
Berkeleyside broke the news Sunday about two men tied to a bank robbery in February. Monday, authorities said the brothers from Oakland have actually been tied to five bank heists.
A video shows the man attempting to open car doors and entering a Spruce Street backyard on March 19.
The car crash that killed 78-year-old Joseph Hurlimann on his bike last month was caused by neither speed nor impairment, authorities said Thursday.