What lies beneath the Spenger's parking lot has been hotly debated in recent months as discussions proceed about what might one day be developed there.
Berkeley is poised to buy the old Premier Cru complex on University and may use it for new City Council chambers and, eventually, affordable housing.
Update, Nov. 15, 1:56 p.m. BFD has confirmed that a male cyclist who was not wearing a helmet was struck by a car Monday night. He “had a possible significant injury,” authorities said. The Berkeley Fire Department took him to the hospital.
They famously got their start in the late 1980s playing local venues like 924 Gilman and Berkeley Square, and Thursday the mega-band that is Green Day made a triumphant return to their roots by playing the newly renovated UC Theatre on University Avenue.
A man who tried to rob a woman in Berkeley, after they arranged online to meet in a downtown parking garage, pepper-sprayed her Sunday before fleeing the scene, authorities report.
John Fox, a lanky 66-year-old with fading red hair, used to meet scantily-dressed 20-year-olds at least two or three times a week at Artís Coffee on Berkeley's Fourth Street.
A homeless man charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon after an attack with an aluminum baseball bat in West Berkeley in July is scheduled to appear in court to be sentenced Wednesday.
UC Berkeley is negotiating with a developer to construct a 200-room, 10-story hotel on the northwest corner of University Avenue and Oxford Street.
"We're sad to go," the store wrote in an email to customers. "It is with heavy hearts that we prepare to leave our Berkeley location. "
A burglar alarm at a dry cleaner in Berkeley brought authorities to investigate what turned out to be a fire inside the University Avenue shop earlier this week.
An Oakland man has been charged with felony car theft and reckless driving during a police chase into Berkeley earlier this month.
A developer wants to replace downtown Berkeley Vietnamese restaurant with a 7-story building including a 1,500-square-foot ground-floor restaurant.
The new cheese and charcuterie restaurant and market will likely open on University Avenue in early 2017.
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