The homeowner put a cleaned pot on a stove to dry and then forgot about it.
Police are investigating a shooting near UC Berkeley early Sunday morning that sent one person to the hospital, authorities report. There have been at least 26 confirmed gunfire incidents in Berkeley in 2019.
Multiple police cars with sirens blaring tore up University Avenue around 9:50 a.m. Thursday.
Berkeley police arrested a man after a search in South Berkeley on Wednesday.
Officers investigated the sound of gunfire Monday night near the UC Berkeley campus, authorities report.
Update: A “mechanical issue” caused a Union Pacific train to make an emergency stop in Berkeley late Thursday afternoon, Union Pacific told Berkeleyside.
From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., the Clark Kerr resource center is open to anyone seeking refuge from the power outage.
Several trees and tree limbs have come down as forceful gusts hit Berkeley. Some brought power lines down with them.
By 1 a.m. Sunday, PG&E had reported 37 outages in Berkeley affecting nearly 6,800 customers. PG&E said it intends to begin restoration Monday morning.
PG&E says the planned outage will affect nearly 1 million customers in the state.