More than 6,000 PG&E customers in Berkeley lost power Tuesday night, according to community reports and the utility’s outage map.
A man and woman from Oakland have been charged with mail theft and possession of stolen property after Berkeley police reportedly found nearly two dozen pieces of stolen mail in their SUV, authorities report.
Parks were temporarily closed Tuesday but will reopen within the next day or two, said EBRPD.
The man who oversees maintenance at the Tilden Golf Course was arrested there after a child pornography investigation, authorities report.
This week, the Berkeley City Council approved plans by the man behind the “Finnish Amazon” to turn the landmarked Hillside School into a home and artist colony.
A change in the weather forecast prompted PG&E to call off an expected power shutoff in the area, according to the county.
Staff says “almost all” of the affected addresses provided by PG&E to the city appear to be outside city limits. But Berkeley Hills residents should still be ready to evacuate with a red flag warning in effect.
Frustrated with the official handling, some people in the disability community organized their own emergency response efforts during recent blackouts.
Neighbors are pleased a Finnish tech entrepreneur-turned-artist is improving the site, but some are worried about continued public access.
Most addresses in the city had reportedly gotten their electricity back by Monday evening, authorities reported.
The city of Berkeley has warned affected residents to prepare to be without power until Friday.
More than 7,000 PG&E customers in Berkeley remained without power Sunday night and relief may still be days away. A new blackout is set to begin Tuesday in Alameda County. Details are limited.