Two people took laptops from customers at Berkeley's Caffè Strada on Monday night, authorities report.
An eight-story student housing complex on Bancroft Way, to include about 330 beds, has been approved by Berkeley's zoning board right across the street from the Cal campus.
A homeless man who grabbed a woman and pulled her across a downtown Berkeley street early Sunday morning is now in custody, being held on suspicion of kidnapping, robbery and more.
Using over-sized scissors, Berkeley officials on Friday opened a model 'Complete Streets' project that should make cyclists, drivers, transit-users and pedestrians very happy.
The city of Berkeley unveiled a new bike lane Thursday near the intersection where a woman on her bike was dragged and nearly killed during a crash in February. Last week, the motorist in that collision was charged with driving under the influence of drugs and causing great bodily injury. According to the police report, acquired by Berkeleyside through a Public Records Act request, Haynes had bought medical marijuana from a cannabis dispensary shortly before the crash. Chilling details from that report are here.