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.
For 17 years, Ana da Silva has made flower arrangements from her store on Gilman Street. When neighbors learned she was shutting down, they volunteered to repair an old kiosk so she could continue to operate.
The designer hopes that games such as 'North Berkeley' will help those who play them better identify and understand the concerns of the different constituencies around specific debates.
The sale of the legendary restauranteur's cast-offs, as well as those of her daughter, drew a huge crowd to Berkeley on Sunday morning.
There are many better sites for building housing than the North Berkeley BART station. San Pablo Avenue corridor is well-suited for multi-family homes, for instance.
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.