A South Berkeley activist who fought doggedly for social justice died unexpectedly in her home last week, family and friends report. Elisa Cooper was just 47.
Neighbors and friends say they will sorely miss the community organizer's liveliness and dedication to working for justice.
Armed robbers hit a medical cannabis dispensary on Sunday night drawing a significant police response to South Berkeley.
A drug dealer on probation is back in custody after police stopped him as he drove through Berkeley over the weekend and recovered a loaded gun, authorities report.
A Bay Area renters advocacy group has sued the Berkeley City Council over its rejection of a three-unit infill housing project on Haskell Street.
Henry Ramsey Jr., a former Berkeley councilman and Alameda County Superior Court judge, was instrumental in bringing more city resources to seniors.
A young man from Richmond found guilty of fatally stabbing a 72-year-old woman in South Berkeley after a wedding in 2014 was sentenced to 21 years to life in prison Friday.
It was touch-and-go for a while there, but a council majority voted in favor Tuesday night of 50 new units on Adeline Street.
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 gang member arrested last week in South Berkeley after he brandished a gun at a woman, according to police, is set to enter a plea in court Wednesday.
There are at least six reasons the proposed development at 2902 Adeline should be sent back to Berkeley's Zoning Adjustments Board.
Three-dimensional models on view at the Ed Roberts Campus show increased green space, development on the BART parking lot and bike lanes.
Police have asked the community for help to find an at-risk 82-year-old man, missing since 2:30 p.m. Sunday, who suffers from dementia and memory loss.