A dramatic accident on Tuesday morning sent a car into the large window of 85 Degrees. Only minor injuries were reported.
The election season in Berkeley has been in full swing since just after Labor Day. There have been marches and forums, endorsements and op-eds about the multitude of measures and candidates. Enjoy this photo gallery of all that has been happening in Berkeley. And let’s keep it going: share your photos with us by dropping them into the Berkeleyside Flickr pool, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or tagging us on Twitter or Instagram. We will be adding photos to this gallery until the election is over. (more…)
Early Friday morning, Berkeley police dismantled an encampment that had been set up on Adeline Street to protest the way the city provides homeless services.
Mental health services are being conducted from two mobile stations — at least one of which is a van — as well as other locations scattered around the city.
The Berkeley Fire Department has responded to a fire on Center Street in downtown Berkeley that caused the evacuation of several buildings and is backing up traffic in the area.
A transient Berkeley woman who’s had repeated run-ins with police in the past is back in custody Thursday after authorities say she set at least one dumpster on fire by the library Wednesday night.
A very busy week: Police are looking for a couple they say stole steak and beer from Berkeley Bowl, and a pair who took an iPad from the Apple store. In other news, a standoff on Fairview, burglars arrested at Cal, a $6,000 burglary at the journalism school on campus and geyser videos galore.
Film crew robbed at gunpoint at the marina, cyclist attacked and robbed by men asking for directions, flower pot assault at BART, hydroponic shop shooting, auto burglary during school drop-off, and more in this week's blotter.
Responding to people with mental health issues is the number one drain on police resources in Berkeley, a police officer who specializes in the topic said this week.