Parents and district staffers say conservationist Joseph LeConte, who preached the "evolutionary" benefits of slavery, is not an appropriate namesake for a school.
New to Berkeley and even newer to her role as interim city manager, Dee Williams-Ridley gave residents one of their first chances to get to know her last week at a public forum hosted by the North East Berkeley Association at the Northbrae Community Church.
A proposed new apartment building has the owners of Norikonoko, Fondue Fred, Finfiné and other merchants at The Village mall, wondering what comes next.
A quaint shopping mall on Berkeley's Telegraph Avenue has been proposed for demolition to make way for a 76-unit 7-story mixed-use building without parking.
Twice in just four days this month, Berkeley Police officers received reports of suspicious men in the Halcyon neighborhood in a small cul-de-sac near Ashby and Telegraph avenues.
Armed robbers have been targeting the South Berkeley neighborhood east of the Ashby BART station in recent months, with a spike in robbery reports since mid-November.