Warning notices around West Berkeley's Aquatic Park lagoon will remain in place through the weekend, the city told Berkeleyside late Friday afternoon.
A huge increase in E. coli bacteria at the north end of Aquatic Park has caused the city to urge community members to minimize activities that require contact with the water. Warning signs are being posted.
There are more pressing issues in our community, but something about the decision to remove the city's most expensive piece of public art got Berkeleyside readers riled up.
While the artistic merit of Scott Donahue’s Berkeley Big People artworks remains a point of debate, the commission says its decision to "deaccession" was based on the cost of maintaining the work.
The fire department did not find anyone inside the car, which had been stolen.
The parcel is being marketed as the Berkeley Innovation & Technology Park. It is one of three large parcels in West Berkeley that are currently for sale.
A grass fire at Aquatic Park on Tuesday led to the arrest of a homeless woman in the area on suspicion of felony arson, police report.
A man was found dead on a West Berkeley street Monday morning, but he has not been identified and little is known about the circumstances of his demise, authorities report.
The woman who was stabbed in Aquatic Park in Berkeley last week was left paralyzed, and her attacker has been charged with attempted murder, according to court papers.
A woman found Thursday afternoon with stab wounds in West Berkeley's Aquatic Park has been taken to the hospital for treatment, authorities report.
Caltrans has just announced the closure of numerous eastbound Interstate 80 ramps between Ashby and University avenues from Thursday night through Saturday morning.
Berkeleyside had several inquiries in the past week about algae growing over in West Berkeley's Aquatic Park.