More than 6,000 PG&E customers in Berkeley lost power Tuesday night, according to community reports and the utility’s outage map.
Berkeley residents are getting tested for COVID-19 infections at lower rates than people living elsewhere in the Bay Area, a Berkeleyside analysis has found.
A second patient at Elmwood Care Center, the largest skilled nursing facility in Berkeley, has tested positive for COVID-19.
U.S. postal inspectors are investigating the theft of mail from a USPS vehicle in Berkeley on Tuesday afternoon, authorities report.
A patient who had been staying in Berkeley’s largest skilled nursing facility has tested positive for COVID-19. The patient was moved to a hospital late last week and tested positive there.
Starting Tuesday, retail shops in Berkeley can reopen for curbside pickup and delivery, and manufacturing and warehouse operations can resume.
It’s the second pandemic Mila Mangold has lived through. Her son says she has clear memories, growing up in Nebraska, of the 1918 Spanish flu.
The cyclist who reportedly struck a female pedestrian waiting at a Berkeley stoplight earlier this month, causing serious injuries to himself and the woman, may not ever recover from the crash, authorities said Tuesday.
The rapes took place less than 1 mile apart in South Berkeley. Neither woman knew the man who attacked her.
Anyone who lives or works in Berkeley and has COVID-19 symptoms can now call the city to request an appointment to get tested, the city announced Wednesday.
As of Monday, the cyclist and pedestrian — a 60-year-old Berkeley woman — were still in the ICU, BPD said.
La Quinta was set to open Friday as a respite for homeless individuals in Alameda County, including many who live in Berkeley, but now the deal is dead. Each side holds the other responsible for the breakdown.
Berkeleyside has taken another look at how counties in the Bay Area are sharing COVID-19 data to see how Alameda County and Berkeley measure up.
The city of Berkeley has frozen all hiring, effective Monday, in preparation for a 12% decrease in general fund revenues that is expected in the coming months.
Business closures in Berkeley could affect some 30,000 jobs, with unemployment reaching 27%, the city auditor estimated in a new report released this week about local economic impacts from COVID-19.
City and county officials are setting up a new isolation site at the 113-bed LaQuinta Inn on University Avenue for homeless individuals who appear to be healthy, Berkeley’s city manager reported Wednesday evening.