A man wrapped in Christmas lights and covered in feces was detained by police in downtown Berkeley and taken for a psychiatric evaluation on Wednesday afternoon, authorities report.
A recent Berkeley City Council discussion prompted allegations of racism on the dais during a debate over the look of new welcome signage at the city borders.
Police arrested a Berkeley High alum Friday after finding him during the BHS lunch period with a significant stash of drugs and more than $1,000 in cash, according to authorities.
A 41-year-old Alameda man has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison in connection with a shooting that injured one person near San Pablo Park in 2015.
The city of Berkeley gave candidates and ballot measure committees a Friday deadline for removing all signs from city medians unless they want to divert money from the Parks Tax to pay for sign removal.
An officer on patrol arrested four men and a teenage boy near the UC Berkeley campus earlier this week after recognizing their vehicle from a recent robbery series involving knives and a gun, authorities report.
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Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín hit the campaign trail last week to urge voters to support tax measures O and P to raise money for affordable housing and homeless services. He met with a tough crowd.
Police arrested a young woman and two 17-year-old boys Tuesday afternoon outside Berkeley High on suspicion of robbing a 15-year-old boy, authorities report.
More than two months after a neighborhood outcry over the fate of trees and plants in Berkeley's traffic circles, the city has not yet decided what role neighbors may play in tending them in the future.
Berkeleyside has redesigned our popular election hub to make it much easier to find info on the Berkeley races and issues that interest you as Election Day nears.
There have been at least six robberies, and two robbery attempts, since Friday, the Berkeley police report. Most took place at knifepoint, though one involved a gun.