Fire crews in downtown Berkeley quickly brought a blaze at the old Ace Hardware building under control Monday night as neighbors were removed temporarily, authorities report.
A woman is in stable condition, and expected to survive, after a driver struck her as she walked on University Avenue in West Berkeley on Monday night, authorities report.
Last week, it was RVs at the Marina. This week, the city of Berkeley set its sights on Second and Cedar streets. Homeless campers in the area have been told they need to move.
Tuesday brought the latest setback for what has been a controversial proposal to build 260 housing units over what is now the Spenger's parking lot on Fourth Street.
Berkeley police recovered a loaded gun, marijuana for sale, heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine during the arrest of a probationer downtown earlier this week, authorities report.
A speeding driver caused a crash in Berkeley that sent five people in four different vehicles to the hospital early Sunday morning, authorities report.
Police are asking the community to share information about a shooting reported in West Berkeley late Tuesday night.
Two unrelated crashes in Berkeley kept first responders busy Monday night, and sent a man on a bike and a female pedestrian to area hospitals for treatment.
"Let’s put forward our best proposal," said Mayor Jesse Arreguín. "If they accept it, great. If not, we’ll build this facility."
Community members may be able to weigh in on the future of the Berkeley pier as soon as January, city staff reports.
The Berkeley pier has a long and storied history. First used for ferry service, then for car service, then for recreation, it is now too dilapidated to be open.
Al Lasher's Electronics on University Ave. is more than 50 years. The family-owned company offers every electronic part a customer could want, making the interior a visual wonder.
A dramatic accident on Tuesday morning sent a car into the large window of 85 Degrees. Only minor injuries were reported.