Mark Berger was walking his standard poodle, Niko, in the Berkeley Hills on Monday night when a high-pitched animal call took them by surprise. He has shared his audio recording of the encounter with Berkeleyside.
The city of Berkeley will no longer allow natural gas pipes in many new buildings starting Jan. 1, 2020. It's the first city in California to pass such a law, officials said.
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook Berkeley and the East Bay on Tuesday afternoon, according to preliminary reports from the U.S. Geological Service.
Berkeley police handled at least eight crashes in June that resulted in injuries to pedestrians or cyclists, according to preliminary data. In one of those crashes, a 24-year-old Berkeley man on a bike was killed.
A Berkeley man charged with raping a 15-year-old high school student at gunpoint last year and, less than two weeks later, attacking a UC Berkeley student in an effort to rape her is now standing trial.
Berkeley is among nine cities in California that filed "non-compliant" reports with the state for 2018.
A 12-story, 156-unit project downtown won praise and nearly unanimous approval Thursday from the city's zoning board. Speakers called it a home run for union labor and the "gold standard" for development.
The 24-year-old cyclist who was struck by a driver in North Berkeley one week ago has died at Highland Hospital, authorities report.
A Southern California man who was drunk when he ran a red light, striking a UC Berkeley student as she jogged through a crosswalk near campus one year ago, has been sentenced to one year in jail.
A man found floating in the Berkeley Marina on Friday morning was pronounced dead at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, authorities report.
A violent robbery and attack on Dwight Way, a robbery at the library and more in this week's Berkeley crime roundup.
The Berkeley City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday night on a two-year budget that focuses on public safety, housing affordability, sustainability and diversity, according to the mayor.
A cyclist was seriously injured in a late-night crash in Berkeley on Sunday but is expected to survive, authorities report. Berkeleyside has mapped the injury crashes involving cyclists in Berkeley this year.
Authorities found a man dead in downtown Berkeley for the second time since Sunday, according to preliminary reports.
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Francisco Silva's death was one of six worker fatalities in Berkeley over the past 10 years, according to data from Cal/OSHA. Silva was "the type of guy that always offered a hand," his best friend told Berkeleyside.