A fire that is believed to have started in a homeless encampment was quickly extinguished by first-responders Monday afternoon.
A car fire on Tunnel Road quickly spread Sunday into trees and houses, prompting residents to flee. This was only a drill; two more are coming.
Three residents of a senior housing complex have been displaced by a fire authorities believe began Sunday with a visitor's lit cigarette. Water damage also temporarily closed Mo'Joe Café.
For the first time ever, starting this weekend, the city of Berkeley will hold a series of one-hour wildfire evacuation drills to help community members and first responders practice preparing for an emergency.
For more than 20 years, this volunteer extraordinaire has been preparing and serving free meals, running a quasi post office and handing out supplies to those who sleep on the streets.
Rescue swimmers from the Berkeley Fire Department pulled a 35-year-old woman from the San Francisco Bay on Thursday night, authorities report.
The fire started in a shed behind a home in a residential neighborhood near the North Berkeley Library.
A man found floating in the Berkeley Marina on Friday morning was pronounced dead at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, authorities report.
After the most destructive year for wildfires in California history, local agencies urged residents to take simple preventative measures.
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Berkeley High School went on "high alert" on Thursday afternoon after a former student threatened to "come to BHS with the intent to do harm," according to a message from the principal.
Multiple teenagers were pepper-sprayed during a fight at downtown Berkeley's Civic Center Park on Thursday afternoon, authorities report.