Six months into the pandemic, businesses set up to serve UC Berkeley see little business. Property owners who usually rent to students have lots of vacancies.
Since Cal closed, Stuffed Inn’s business dropped from 250 customers a day to 20. But its new owner is determined to keep the restaurant and its longtime employees around for as long as he can.
The cyclist who reportedly struck a female pedestrian waiting at a Berkeley stoplight earlier this month, causing serious injuries to himself and the woman, may not ever recover from the crash, authorities said Tuesday.
As of Monday, the cyclist and pedestrian — a 60-year-old Berkeley woman — were still in the ICU, BPD said.
The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to increase parking ticket fines on Cal football game days to $225. The vote was part of a package of changes staff asked officials to make to the city’s parking program.
The Regents of the University of California are scheduled to vote Wednesday on the Upper Hearst Development project to create faculty housing, a parking garage and a new academic building for the Goldman School.
The city of Berkeley says it may file a lawsuit against the University of California tied to concerns about hefty population growth on campus and what it sees as unplanned impacts on the city.
A food deliveryman returned to his vehicle Sunday night to find a stranger with a gun in the driver’s seat, authorities report. The stranger drove off with the man’s vehicle after a brief struggle.
A new affordable housing project for seniors, on land at Oxford and Cedar streets donated by — and next to — All Souls Episcopal Parish, won unanimous approval Thursday night from Berkeley’s zoning board.
A woman walking north of the UC Berkeley campus was kicked and punched during an armed robbery Monday night, authorities report.
An officer on patrol arrested four men and a teenage boy near the UC Berkeley campus earlier this week after recognizing their vehicle from a recent robbery series involving knives and a gun, authorities report.
A pedestrian in his mid-60s was taken to the hospital with severe injuries after a crash just north of the UC Berkeley campus Tuesday evening, authorities report.