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.
Authorities found a man dead in downtown Berkeley for the second time since Sunday, according to preliminary reports.
Francisco Silva's death was one of six worker fatalities in Berkeley over the past 10 years, according to data from Cal/OSHA. Silva was "the type of guy that always offered a hand," his best friend told Berkeleyside.
You won't find sushi or bento boxes at Asuka Uchida and Yoshika Hedberg's upcoming Berkeley restaurant. Instead, they will serve modern "New Japanese" cuisine.
"It's definitely a huge learning curve," says the owner of Bluma Flower Farm, who took over the plots on top of the Garden Village building on Dwight and Fulton that used to be home to Top Leaf Farms.
Berkeley High School went on "high alert" on Thursday afternoon after a former student threatened to "come to BHS with the intent to do harm," according to a message from the principal.
As the city starts telling people to clear out their stuff, some homeless residents are avoiding enforcement by packing up their items daily.
Relatives and friends of four sisters who were on vacation in Berkeley when a Tesla crashed into their car, killing one woman and putting another in critical condition, have launched two fundraisers to help.
Three auto burglary suspects spent the night at Highland Hospital with serious injuries after crashing in South Berkeley late Friday night while fleeing from police, authorities report.
One woman has died and her sister is in critical condition after a 22-year-old man driving a Tesla crashed into multiple vehicles in downtown Berkeley late Friday night, authorities report.
Multiple teenagers were pepper-sprayed during a fight at downtown Berkeley's Civic Center Park on Thursday afternoon, authorities report.