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.
A new health impact assessment examines the possible effects of the closure or relocation of Alta Bates.
The City Council has allocated $200,000 to move toward the expensive task of undergrounding power lines — which experts say can prevent fires and help with evacuation.
Community member Bruce Koball shared video and a photograph of a geyser created Friday morning when a driver in a U-Haul truck "sheared off a fire hydrant" in West Berkeley.
Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park was filled with police, firefighters and people who said they witnessed the fight Thursday morning.
The city of Berkeley says the owner of 1698 University Ave. failed to meet conditions of a project permit for the site, including the preservation of trees.
There have been many instances in which developers in Berkeley damage or kill mature trees they were supposed to protect during construction. There's a way to prevent this.
The situation prompted road closures and evacuations Friday afternoon.
The Berkeley man who died after a traffic collision on The Alameda in North Berkeley on Friday was acclaimed poet Tom Clark.
A Berkeley man who was struck by a car while crossing The Alameda on Friday night died several hours later at Highland Hospital, authorities report.
The abandoned boat that drew the attention of waterfront visitors and graffiti artists could finally be cleaned up next week.
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.
The Berkeley City Council voted 5-4 Monday night to let the city's first responders, including police, join in this year's Urban Shield exercise.