A fire broke out in a garage in an alleyway between Rose and Spruce streets, prompting police to ask residents to leave their homes.
A gas leak in the area of Gilman Street and Eighth Street in Northwest Berkeley prompted authorities to evacuate residents from several blocks late on Thursday afternoon.
Berkeley made some improvements, with more to come, to the intersection of The Alameda and Hopkins Street. Drivers have slowed down, making it safer for pedestrians.
A local mother who took her two children to play at Ohlone Park last week said a man tried to give her son liquid from a bottle without permission. The suspect was arrested.
The North Berkeley landmark has been on the receiving end of soap and colored dye multiple times in the past year, and it is no easy feat to clean up the messes.
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.