In a U-turn, organizers of the Berkeley Flea Market say it will not be closed until April and will open this weekend if the weather cooperates. But even without rain, storm clouds rumble over the market's future.
A group of neighbors has formed South Berkeley Now! to promote transit-oriented, low-income and service-enriched housing in the neighborhood along Adeline Street in South Berkeley.
Developers of a six-story, 50-unit housing complex on Adeline are moving forward with plans, having bought the project property and won a lawsuit brought by neighbors last year.
About 100 people came to a community meeting Thursday to call for affordable housing development and the preservation of the Berkeley flea market.
The Adeline Corridor and Ashby BART station can become the community assets that neighbors deserve. It's been fifty years in the making.
A man who struck a business owner and his son at a Berkeley liquor store Wednesday afternoon has been arrested, authorities report.
Oscar Castaneda, a cook at Comal, was violently attacked while walking home from his shift. There have been at least two other similar crimes in the area recently.
A man was taken to the hospital late Thursday night after two men attacked and robbed him at the Ashby BART station in Berkeley, authorities report.
It was touch-and-go for a while there, but a council majority voted in favor Tuesday night of 50 new units on Adeline Street.
Three-dimensional models on view at the Ed Roberts Campus show increased green space, development on the BART parking lot and bike lanes.
In a bizarre twist both sides said was unforeseen, a deal more than a year in the making stalled out Tuesday night prior to a council vote that was expected to bring 50 new units to Berkeley.
Tuesday night, council will hear an appeal by local residents fighting a 6-story building in South Berkeley.
Ten vehicles that had been broken into and burglarized at the Ashby BART station were discovered early Thursday morning, the BART Police report.