Two guns — one stolen, and another in the possession of a felon who was not allowed to carry it — are off the streets after traffic stops by the same officer last weekend.
A person was stabbed in West Berkeley shortly before 9 p.m., police say, but is expected to survive.
A car crash in West Berkeley on Saturday morning caused moderate injuries for three motorists, authorities report.
Berkeley police responded to San Pablo Avenue and Cedar Street for a disturbance shortly before noon Saturday.
Berkeley police officers arrested a 35-year-old Oakland man Wednesday morning after an alert resident spotted him carrying a gun through the neighborhood, authorities said.
A man standing on a West Berkeley median fell into a city-owned vehicle in the roadway and was taken to the hospital with serious injuries Monday, authorities said.
A sprawling mixed-use complex on San Pablo Avenue won approval Thursday night from Berkeley’s zoning board.
Spirit Residential is planning to build 91 new apartments over an underground parking garage on San Pablo Avenue just south of Addison Street in West Berkeley. A U-Haul rental outlet used to operate there but is no longer in business.
“How much is too much?”
Berkeley’s Medical Cannabis Commission selected three finalists for the city’s coveted fourth dispensary opportunity Thursday. This despite the fact that a number of the commission’s members wanted to recommend all six dispensary finalists to the City Council as a way to suggest that Berkeley needs more medical cannabis in the community.
The development climate in Berkeley has improved so much in the past six years that there are now approximately 2,500 apartment units in the pipeline — a dramatic change from the two decades between 1970 and 1990 when only 600 units were built, according to experts who spoke at a forum on multi-family development held in Berkeley on Jan. 21.
Police are looking for three masked robbers with a gun who tied up a security guard and took several trays of marijuana plants from a Berkeley medical cannabis dispensary over the weekend while the business was closed.
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