Hess told Berkeleyside from his ICU bed recently he was looking forward to his next meal at his favorite restaurant, Bette’s Oceanview, where he had eaten more than 8,000 times.
Her colleagues commended Cheryl Davila for her “unbridled passion” and commitment to the environment and the unhoused. Then she told them what she really thought of them.
An Oakland man was charged this week with the rape of an unconscious woman after a night out at Kip’s bar in 2019, according to court papers.
Davila’s attorney told Berkeleyside on Tuesday that “any accusations of misconduct or hostile work environment are untrue and unfounded.”
Sixty-year-old Edwin Herold was convicted in 2010 of robbing the same Berkeley Mechanics Bank branch that was robbed in October, according to court records.
“It was a pretty hectic scene,” police said.
The track has said 95% of the people who tested positive had no symptoms and that this is likely what allowed the disease to spread so broadly.
The chase began in Sacramento, police said.
Firefighters and police responded to a six-alarm fire in downtown Berkeley on Saturday evening at a building under construction.
More than 200 people from the Golden Gate Fields racetrack community have contracted COVID-19, according to a new statement officials released early Friday evening.
More than 100 racetrack workers at Golden Gate Fields tested positive for COVID-19 this week. The city of Berkeley’s total case count spiked overnight from about 920 to 1,050.
An old friend of defendant Tony Walker said he confessed to a killing in June and had the same type of gun used in the crime just two days before the Seth Smith homicide.
A man police say used a metal bat to try to kill a younger man in September has now been charged with a rape at the Seabreeze homeless camp in August.
Dave Altman, a longtime Berkeley rock climber who had been called the “Mayor of Indian Rock,” died early Tuesday after his SUV caught fire.
Police will launch a new community advisory group in January in an effort to build trust and foster communication with the public, authorities announced Friday.
Police arrested a 35-year-old woman early Monday morning after she reportedly set a neighbor’s tent on fire on Second Street in northwest Berkeley.