Berkeley Fire Department says it is concerned about 55 suspicious fires in recent months that appear to have been set intentionally, and may be tied to a "firebug."
A landlord and his tenants have formed an unusual alliance to fight for stricter safety requirements for rebuilt structures.
Two residents were displaced following a duplex fire in northwest Berkeley on Wednesday night.
Berkeley first responders have launched the 2017 Toys for Tots holiday gift program, and are asking for the community's help to pull it off.
The City Council should adopt a measure that will give it and commissions oversight over the decision to acquire surveillance and spying equipment.
A small fire struck a homeless encampment near Second Street in West Berkeley early Sunday morning, authorities and community members report.
Traffic will be affected all day, according to authorities, after an underground water main break in the Southside neighborhood.
A 94-year-old woman involved in a crash in North Berkeley in September later died in the hospital. Friends have identified the woman as Janet Messman of Kensington.
In recent months, the city and campus community have worked together to improve fire safety in large group homes, in particular, before special events or parties.
Take part in a five-minute earthquake drill wherever you are Oct. 19 and start the process of preparing for a disaster.
The Ashby Avenue offramp was temporarily closed Monday afternoon for a fire.
When an engine from Berkeley was dispatched to Santa Rosa on Monday, it had no idea what to expect.
The Bay Area has mobilized as numerous wildfires tear through wine country, and Berkeley first responders have been among those to help.