News about Berkeley from around the web.
Two men were killed by an Amtrak train as they stood on the tracks and waited for a freight train to pass. It was something they had done dozens of times, but the action went horribly awry Thursday.
Multiple readers asked Berkeleyside on Friday afternoon why Whole Foods on Gilman Street in West Berkeley appeared to have been evacuated and closed.
Queer dance and electric cars. This weekend’s events run the gamut.
T. Christian Miller of ProPublica first wrote about an uninvestigated rape in 2015. The story has been turned into an article, a radio show and a book. Now it’s on television.
Côte West winemaker Bret Hogan is taking California grapes to town — Meursault, Burgundy, to be exact — for his flagship wine. It’s not your grandma’s Chardonnay.