Business closures in Berkeley could affect some 30,000 jobs, with unemployment reaching 27%, the city auditor estimated in a new report released this week about local economic impacts from COVID-19.
Berkeley police found evidence of gunfire Thursday night at the Berkeley Marina, authorities report. It may be the first confirmed gunfire in the city in 2020. No victims were reported.
A 42-year-old Berkeley man has been charged with trying to take a toddler from her parents in January with the intent of committing a sex crime, according to court papers.
Guests at the DoubleTree hotel and others in the area were without running water after a main break Tuesday afternoon cut the supply to the entire Berkeley Marina.
A man who worked in the restaurant of the DoubleTree at the Berkeley Marina has been charged with drugging a hotel guest and raping her in her room while she was unconscious, according to officials and court papers.
Police are investigating gunfire at the Berkeley Marina just before 5:15 p.m., authorities report.
The artist, Scott Donahue, has asked for a halt so he can search for a third-party buyer. He still believes Berkeley mishandled the process.
Police arrested a driver who sped off during an attempted traffic stop in West Berkeley on Friday after reports of a suspicious vehicle casing cars at the marina.
There are more pressing issues in our community, but something about the decision to remove the city’s most expensive piece of public art got Berkeleyside readers riled up.
While the artistic merit of Scott Donahue’s Berkeley Big People artworks remains a point of debate, the commission says its decision to “deaccession” was based on the cost of maintaining the work.
Rescue swimmers from the Berkeley Fire Department pulled a 35-year-old woman from the San Francisco Bay on Thursday night, authorities report.
The city is moving ahead with plans for a “safe parking” site for RVs — including by asking the state if it could be located at the waterfront.