Authorities asked community members to avoid Dwight Way and Seventh Street after a resident heard a gunshot, then saw a bullet hole in their ceiling.
Some places in the Bay Area have made it easy for the public to see statistics about COVID-19. Other places — including Berkeley and Alameda County — not so much.
Last week’s fatal shooting in Berkeley began as a road rage incident on University Avenue, according to court papers released Friday shortly after charges were filed in the case in Alameda County Superior Court.
The East Bay Regional Park District has announced a raft of new park closures — which affect both parking and trail access — to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
The city is closing its basketball courts and tot lots and working to set up eight new trailers where homeless people who are infected with COVID-19 can get medical help without putting other campers in danger.
Authorities have arrested the man they believe fatally shot a stranger on Chestnut Street in Berkeley on Friday afternoon.
The man who was killed while driving in Berkeley on Friday had his younger sister in the car when he was attacked, according to community reports. There was no indication Saturday that the assailant knew the victim.
A person was killed in a shooting just north of University Avenue in Berkeley on Friday afternoon, authorities report.
The city plans to launch a $3 million “relief fund” Sunday to help businesses, arts organizations and residential tenants.
Drivers are set to get some relief from several types of parking rules following this week’s regional shelter-in-place order from health officials. Certain rules — like those for street sweeping — are still in effect.
Council has called an emergency meeting about tenant protections, possible financial help and other pressing issues related to COVID-19.
“We must act decisively,” City Manager Dee Williams-Ridley said Sunday.