A Street Spirit vendor was struck in the face Saturday after he intervened to stop a hate incident between a lesbian family and a man described by police as a "nomad" on College.
Three teenagers were arrested Sunday night after one of them grabbed a computer from a coffee spot frequented by UC Berkeley students, authorities report.
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A 23-year-old Hayward woman was arrested after an auto burglary near College Avenue in Berkeley on Thursday.
Donato Scotti, the chef behind a number of local restaurants, including Desco in Oakland, looks set to open an Italian eatery in the Elmwood.
Berkeley police responded to a car crash Saturday night and made several detentions in the Elmwood neighborhood.
The Oaks Theatre, once a central hubbub of Solano Avenue, is one of several properties owned by developer and realtor John Gordon.
Police descended on the Elmwood after a man rammed an officer who tried to pull him over.
A new bill would require nonprofit hospitals in California to obtain approval from the state Attorney General before closing an emergency department.
Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín and Councilman Ben Bartlett have promised to increase police staffing and revive a recently disbanded specialized crime suppression unit to help address concerns about safety.
A manhunt was underway Tuesday evening after an attempted armed robbery in the Elmwood neighborhood of Berkeley.
Armed robbers have been hitting Berkeley cafes and taking laptops and other items from their customers this month, authorities report.
Its four remaining retail stores, two of which are in Oakland, will remain open.