Phil Harper-Cotton grew up playing ball in Berkeley parks and has dedicated his life to creating programs for the residents of Berkeley. He retires Friday.
The North Berkeley park has a natural feel. Some neighbors fear that will be impacted if Berkeley installs a patch of artificial grass for a swing set.
A man who tried to give a baby a mystery drink in June has been charged with annoying or molesting a child, authorities report, after several bizarre run-ins with local kids.
Berkeleyside had several inquiries in the past week about algae growing over in West Berkeley's Aquatic Park.
A local mother who took her two children to play at Ohlone Park last week said a man tried to give her son liquid from a bottle without permission. The suspect was arrested.
The woman charged this week with feeding methamphetamine to a 2-year-old boy has a history of violence against authorities, the Alameda County sheriff's office told Berkeleyside.
The woman charged with felony child endangerment and giving a controlled substance to a minor on a playground told police she gave the boy a Tootsie Roll, court papers reveal.
A little boy who was hospitalized after a woman reportedly put methamphetamine in his mouth at a Berkeley park has been released home, authorities report. Charges have been filed.
A 36-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with attempted murder after police say she put methamphetamine into a little boy's mouth at People's Park.
The central part of the new pergola, or arbor, at the Berkeley Rose Garden has been rebuilt, and the curved pathway underneath is open to park visitors again. At least for now.
A local resident who has regularly chronicled Cesar Chavez Park over the years produced a video about the helicopter that made an emergency landing Saturday at the Berkeley Marina.
The director of the Parks Recreation and Waterfront Department seems to have a strange and troubling resistance to replacing park Porta Potties with permanent bathrooms.