Mark Berger was walking his standard poodle, Niko, in the Berkeley Hills on Monday night when a high-pitched animal call took them by surprise. He has shared his audio recording of the encounter with Berkeleyside.
That helicopter over the weekend? It was scanning for trees that could fall on power lines. Expect more aerial activity this week.
After the most destructive year for wildfires in California history, local agencies urged residents to take simple preventative measures.
Sparks from utility wires have caused 1,500 fires in California. Tilden Park has many feet of aging high-voltage PG&E electrical lines and transformers, which are still above ground. They are a hazard.
A Berkeley Fire Department ambulance caught fire in the Berkeley Hills while taking a patient to the hospital Wednesday night, authorities report.
A man taking photos on Grizzly Peak Boulevard early Saturday was accosted by five people who took his cellphone, UCPD has announced.
Police arrested a Berkeley Hills resident in connection with gunfire Friday evening, authorities report.
The federal judge rejected the defense argument that Amer Alhaggagi was an Internet troll who had been joking around when he talked about setting off bombs and killing 10K people.
UC Berkeley campus police have arrested three people — including a 14-year-old — after an armed robbery, assault and carjacking on Grizzly Peak Boulevard on Monday night.
Amer Alhaggagi has admitted to opening social media accounts for ISIS and planning bombings and fires around Berkeley. His attorneys say he was just kidding around.
A lab employee saw the feline Wednesday around 7 p.m.
Many fires are caused by downed power lines, but while some say a new PG&E shutoff policy makes sense, others believe cutting power during an emergency puts people at greater risk.