Nature played it both ways in 2020. Devastating wildfires were distressing, but the great outdoors also provided a balm for the anxieties wrought by a challenging year.
The community rallied in a crisis and neighbors supported neighbors. Businesses pivoted and helped health care workers. And a Berkeleyan turned 113.
Sales plummeted, the money ran out, or a rent hike was the last straw. Some owners took early retirement. They may be gone, but the memories linger.
Fraijo, who drove 1 million miles on the job without ever having an accident, leaves a legacy that — while unknown to many — is both civic and creative.
The new editor-in-chief will lead our pioneering nonprofit newsroom to new heights in its second decade.
Cityside, parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside, was recognized for its journalism and the vision and principles it has built for its role in the communities it serves.
Two homes in Northwest Berkeley were rendered uninhabitable after an RV parked nearby caught fire in the early hours of Nov. 22, according to authorities.
The fire at 2067 University Ave. was still active Monday and fire crews continue to douse the apartment building with jets of water.
Firefighters and police responded to a six-alarm fire in downtown Berkeley on Saturday evening at a building under construction.
The man is believed to be a “known resident” of the home, according to the Berkeley Fire Department.
Berkeley’s diversity and progressive values helped shape a leader who stands for equality, empowerment and justice, said Mayor Jesse Arreguín.
Berkeleyans have donated over $5.4 million to the two presidential campaigns, 98.5% of which is to one candidate, and over half of which has come from two of the city’s zip codes.
Described as a “rumble rumble bump,” the quake’s epicenter was in the hills near the Berkeley-Oakland border.
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The drive-through site is at the North Berkeley BART parking lot and will operate for three weeks.
The ominous, apocalyptic skies that greeted Berkeley today, caused by smoke from the August Complex fires, was captured by many in eerie, almost unbelievable photographs.