Community members may be able to weigh in on the future of the Berkeley pier as soon as January, city staff reports.
The union representing the workers at Pacific Steel Casting, which is closing after 83 years in business, says the company is late on pension and health payments.
The man charged with trying to kill a city mental health worker outside Whole Foods had hit himself in the head with a rock and was suicidal, according to testimony this week.
Police have warned motorists to consider avoiding Ashby Avenue due to a multi-car collision blocking both the on- and off-ramps to Interstate 80.
Three men jumped over the counter of a pharmacy in West Berkeley and forced employees to hand over medications Tuesday night, police report.
The company has been operating in West Berkeley since 1934 and once employed more than 400 people.
Several cats, two rabbits and one dog are up for adoption at the city shelter and Berkeley Humane.
The Ashby Avenue offramp was temporarily closed Monday afternoon for a fire.
The furniture store has made hundreds of thousands of pieces of furniture in the last 23 years. It will close Nov. 15.
Berkeley first responders have been called to the 2800 block of Seventh Street for a full-assignment fire.
Officials have voted to move ahead with plans to open a new "pop-up" homeless shelter at Second and Cedar — despite many unknowns about financing, staffing and logistics.
A new documentary about California Typewriter, a store on San Pablo Avenue, opens Friday. To celebrate that and typewriters, in general, the store held a typing gathering.
Four robbers, three of whom were female, robbed the Lululemon athletic gear store on Fourth Street on Monday, police report.