At Nefertiti Beauty, modest women can access salon hair services and imported clothes and goods all in one, woman-owned, women-only space.
The fire started in a shed behind a home in a residential neighborhood near the North Berkeley Library.
More than a third of nearly 1,200 votes in Berkeleyside's non-scientific poll of worst paved streets in Berkeley went to one street. And, yes, we have video.
A man charged in March with stalking and "peeping" into a woman's window in North Berkeley was arrested in a police sting after reports that he was seen nearby looking into another woman's window at least three times.
Berkeley made some improvements, with more to come, to the intersection of The Alameda and Hopkins Street. Drivers have slowed down, making it safer for pedestrians.
A longtime activist walking in a crosswalk several blocks from her home died in late April one week after she was hit by a driver who failed to stop for her, police said.