A sex offender who took a high-school-aged girl to a park, where he kissed her and touched her over her clothes, has been charged with child molesting and sexual battery by restraint, according to authorities.
New shop brings Korean and Japanese skincare and make-up to downtown Berkeley; plus beloved flower shop moves to Cal, and more.
A teenager from Vallejo who tried to steal a laptop from a customer at Blue Bottle Coffee in downtown Berkeley was taken into custody after the driver of his getaway vehicle sped off and left him, authorities report.
Police briefly detained a man on the platform and three trains did not stop at the station during the investigation.
The silver metal circles starting popping up on Berkeley sidewalks this summer, but no one seems to know who the creator is.
USS Cal Builders is disputing the charges, saying BART made numerous changes to the plans which led to the delay.
A man and woman were stabbed while riding the escalator together from the downtown Berkeley BART station up to Shattuck Avenue early Tuesday morning, BART reports. They are expected to survive.
BART is asking riders to get onboard with Clipper cards — and removing paper ticket sales from four of its stations to spur the transition. The transit agency says it will phase out all paper ticket sales in 2020.
Starting this fall, some unhoused people in Berkeley could spend every day and night in one downtown Berkeley basement without missing a meal, a shower or a full night's sleep.
If you've been walking through Civic Center Park, you might have looked up and wondered about the three messages spelled out in bold capital letters on colorful panels perched atop an apartment building one block over.
Several hundred people came to Civic Center Park to protest after reports of conditions in children's facilities raised alarm.
A 12-story, 156-unit project downtown won praise and nearly unanimous approval Thursday from the city's zoning board. Speakers called it a home run for union labor and the "gold standard" for development.