Berkeley firefighters used a pulley system to lower a stretcher down a steep embankment to rescue a man in his 70s who slipped and fell near the waterfall at Codornices Park on Thursday evening, authorities report.
City officials and cycling and pedestrian advocates gathered to discuss solutions after a number of automobile collisions involving cyclists and pedestrians caused concern in January and February.
Two large trees collapsed overnight in North Berkeley during Tuesday's storm. There were no reported injuries. See dramatic photos shared by readers.
The Vine Street shop is set to close on Feb. 28.
A driver struck a pedestrian in a crosswalk, causing serious injuries, Sunday night in North Berkeley, authorities report.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a hearing tonight on whether to designate 1450 and 1440 Hawthorne city landmarks. In the meantime, the owners have filed a lawsuit against one another.
BART has the authority to build what it wants at the station, but the City Council and neighbors weighed in this week.
The time has come to tear down the North Berkeley BART parking lot and put up a mixed-use neighborhood center that includes housing and is designed to be compatible with the character of the surrounding residential area.
Another pedestrian was taken to the hospital with a head injury Monday night after being struck by a driver in North Berkeley, authorities report.
A 69-year-old woman walking Friday night near North Berkeley BART was hit by a vehicle and left with serious injuries, authorities report. A 60-year-man was seriously injured in the same area the night before.
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.
Now that the Ninth Street shelter has closed, homeless people are alternating between two properties. Seniors at the North Berkeley Senior Center are adapting to the situation.
The woman who was stabbed repeatedly by her son at their North Berkeley home last week was asleep in bed when the attack woke her, according to charging documents.