A new affordable housing project for seniors, on land at Oxford and Cedar streets donated by — and next to — All Souls Episcopal Parish, won unanimous approval Thursday night from Berkeley's zoning board.
Zoning board commissioners somewhat regretfully approved a new five-story building in South Berkeley on Thursday, noting that state law largely tied their hands as far as changes they could make to the project.
The standings haven't changed in two City Council races in Berkeley that may still be too early to call, according to new results posted Thursday evening by the Alameda County registrar of voters.
Berkeley police arrested two men in connection with a gang-related shooting on Milvia Street in July that sent two teenagers to the hospital, according to court papers.
No one might have predicted Berkeley's District 8 City Council race would feature so much discord.
Crime reports in Berkeley fell by double-digit percentages in the first half of 2018, with fewer robberies, rapes, aggravated assaults and property crimes than in the first half of 2017, authorities reported.
A woman who struck two strangers in the head with a large stick and threw a tree branch at an officer — possibly causing a concussion — was arrested Thursday in downtown Berkeley, authorities report.
A woman walking north of the UC Berkeley campus was kicked and punched during an armed robbery Monday night, authorities report.
Gunfire drew police to South Berkeley on Tuesday night but no injuries have been reported, authorities say.
An eight-story student housing complex on Bancroft Way, to include about 330 beds, has been approved by Berkeley's zoning board right across the street from the Cal campus.
One person was shot early Saturday morning at the Berkeley Marina, authorities report.
Thursday night, Berkeley's zoning board approved an 18-story mixed-use building at the downtown Walgreens site, set to bring 274 new apartments to the city.