The city of Berkeley says it may file a lawsuit against the University of California tied to concerns about hefty population growth on campus and what it sees as unplanned impacts on the city.
911 calls to Berkeley's police and fire dispatch center are taking longer to get through due to chronic understaffing that is only likely to get worse, the city auditor reported in a recent analysis.
Berkeley, more than most cities, played a notable role in the career of Louise Brooks, the subject of a new glossy excursion into the morals and manners of the Jazz Age from PBS Masterpiece.
In a discussion that spanned the impact of zoning laws and climate change on communities of color, the panel agreed it was important for the East Bay to lead the nation in having frank conversations about race.
[Sponsored] Old Damascus Fare and Noodle Girl will be among the booths featured at the Festival's outdoor fair in Civic Center Park this weekend.
More than 20 restaurants opened, 17 closed in the East Bay. This month's list includes several noteworthy spots in San Leandro, El Cerrito and beyond.
‘We ain’t cool no more.’ At People’s Park vigil, witnesses describe moment Berkeley man was fatally shot
Police believe that Calvin Kelley was the third person killed in one day by the suspect, Stefon Jefferson.
Teams from all three Berkeley middle schools held a "Battle of the Books" to prove who had read and internalized the most texts.
The Berkeley Police Department is investigating a rape reported early Sunday morning at a UC Berkeley fraternity. A local resident familiar with the case identified the frat as Sigma Phi Epsilon.
Rich Avella went from trick-riding BMX bikes to co-founding one of the most successful specialty coffee chains in the East Bay.
Unfunded liabilities for infrastructure needs now exceed unfunded liabilities for employee pensions. Why, then, does the City Council prioritize paying down pensions rather than fixing roads and sidewalk?
A highly regarded 20th-century artist, Hammersley (1919–2009) had a wide-ranging artistic vision that included experiments in photography, painting, printmaking, drawing, sculpture and early computer art.
Killing in People’s Park may be work of man who killed two others on Friday — including city of Berkeley worker
UC Berkeley police are investigating ties between a homicide in People's Park, and two other homicides that happened within a short time frame on Friday.