By the end of the year, existing Safeway Community Markets will be renamed Andronico's and sell more local, fresh-made and upscale food options.
The fire started in a shed behind a home in a residential neighborhood near the North Berkeley Library.
The 24-year-old cyclist who was struck by a driver in North Berkeley one week ago has died at Highland Hospital, authorities report.
A cyclist was seriously injured in a late-night crash in Berkeley on Sunday but is expected to survive, authorities report. Berkeleyside has mapped the injury crashes involving cyclists in Berkeley this year.
A fire on the BART tracks stopped service between the North Berkeley and El Cerrito stations. Trains began again around 3:30 p.m.
A man who worked for an authorized Verizon dealer in North Berkeley has been charged with using the credit card numbers of elderly customers to rack up thousands of dollars in fraudulent fees, according to court papers.
Sparks from utility wires have caused 1,500 fires in California. Tilden Park has many feet of aging high-voltage PG&E electrical lines and transformers, which are still above ground. They are a hazard.
The City Council unanimously voted to work with BART on the planning process, and established Berkeley's broad vision for the site.
Police in Berkeley are looking for what was reported to have been a pair of 10-year-old boys who grabbed a wallet from a pedestrian at Hearst Avenue and California Street on Thursday afternoon.
A Berkeley Fire Department ambulance caught fire in the Berkeley Hills while taking a patient to the hospital Wednesday night, authorities report.
More than 60 steelhead trout were killed in Berkeley's Codornices Creek recently, likely as a result of 20 gallons of foam retardant used to extinguish a garbage truck fire in early April, authorities report.
One community member surveyed the area from Eighth Street to San Pablo Avenue "and photographed around 60+ dead fish" after firefighters had to use foam to put out a garbage truck fire on Rose Street on Wednesday.