Peter Williams, the program director, is diversifying the type of music being performed beyond Americana. He has tapped into the Bay Area's deep pool of Afro-Caribbean music.
Police were called to Wells Fargo in downtown Berkeley on Friday evening for a bank robbery, authorities report.
Three people sustained serious injuries in a crash in downtown Berkeley on Wednesday that appears to have been the result of a medical emergency, authorities report.
City staff has given the Berkeley Plaza complex at Harold Way another year to seek its building permit, according to a planning department letter sent Friday.
Three years after promising to provide lockers for homeless people to store their belongings, Berkeley has moved ahead with the program for a fraction of the original cost.
The units will have "chic amenities" and the complex will include a gym and parking garage. The project should be finished by mid-2020.
Nearly a year after protesters last clashed on the streets of Berkeley, groups on the left and right returned Sunday ready for confrontation.
Hundreds of protesters marched through Berkeley streets, but police stopped them from getting to Civic Center Park on Sunday. There had been 20 arrests as of about 6 p.m.
Bay Area activists are gearing up for what could be a large "Stop the hate" rally and march Sunday in Berkeley. Whether anyone will show up to oppose that message is unknown.
A four-story apartment building destined to house grad students went up in four days in July, including beds, sinks, sofas, and stoves. It is slated to open this month.
A 22-year-old Berkeley man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing Sunday evening at a downtown Berkeley park, according to court papers.
The new BART Plaza will now open even later than expected.
A fall on a downtown sidewalk brings people together.