A woman was taken to Highland Hospital with moderate injuries Friday after she was burned in an explosion in a West Berkeley apartment, authorities report.
BFD invited 28 female college athletes to the Cedar Street station over the weekend in an effort to attract more women to the fire service.
A fire at a homeless camp in West Berkeley caused black, billowing smoke to be visible across the city Friday morning.
After meeting at her father's Southwest Berkeley home, the group walked across the street to San Pablo Park to remember the 27-year-old who was on the way to work when she died.
A birdwatching tour boat ran aground just after leaving the Berkeley Marina on Saturday afternoon, stranding 43 people and a dog on board, authorities report.
An AC Transit bus collided with a car on Ashby Avenue on Thursday morning, and the car driver was killed, authorities report.
Notices of violation around the Old City Hall homeless camps order residents to clear out immediately.
Nobody was injured, but the Tuesday afternoon incident caused some property damage.
A small volunteer group is building a radio communications network so Berkleley neighborhoods can communicate during emergencies when the power grid and internet are down.
A 38-year-old man has been charged with arson after authorities say he set two fires in Berkeley and one in Oakland.
A fire in West Berkeley displaced a longtime resident and killed his small white dog, Cotton Ball, early Saturday morning. The property was described as a "hoarder house."
Firefighters responded to a Cal fraternity Sunday and found smoke but no fire. One young man had a medical emergency while firefighters were there, and was taken to the hospital.
A small fire at the homeless camp outside Old City Hall in downtown Berkeley caused no injuries but damaged private and public property Thursday morning.