Berkeley police share news about incidents of concern over the past week.
The city of Berkeley has installed 17 surveillance cameras in San Pablo Park in response to security concerns following shootings and other activity at the park in the recent past.
Berkeley firefighters used a pulley system to lower a stretcher down a steep embankment to rescue a man in his 70s who slipped and fell near the waterfall at Codornices Park on Thursday evening, authorities report.
Berkeley officials have increased the reward money police can pay for tips about unsolved murders for the first time since 1998.
City officials and cycling and pedestrian advocates gathered to discuss solutions after a number of automobile collisions involving cyclists and pedestrians caused concern in January and February.
Berkeley police arrested a convicted drug dealer over the weekend in connection with a stolen gun, methamphetamine and marijuana, authorities report.
The Alameda County district attorney’s office has charged an Oakland man with three felonies in connection with an assault caught on video on the UC Berkeley campus in February.
A Berkeley mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service has been charged with entering a South Berkeley man’s home without permission in January, according to court papers obtained by Berkeleyside.
Police arrested a Berkeley Hills resident in connection with gunfire Friday evening, authorities report.