Police in Berkeley arrested two men over the weekend in connection with separate gun-related incidents: a recent brandishing call and an instance of gunfire in August.
Electricity has been restored for most of Alameda County too.
PG&E gave the "all clear" to begin restoration in Alameda County at 3 p.m. But UC Berkeley has canceled classes for Friday.
After power was shut off to UC Berkeley and thousands of homes and businesses starting at 11 p.m. on Oct. 9, Berkeleyans found ways to cope.
About 3,500 homes and businesses in Berkeley are without power as of early Thursday.
Swaths of Northern California are already in the dark. North Berkeley and the hills could be affected this evening.
Only parts of Berkeley will be affected, including the hills and the Cal campus.
'PG&E has completely bungled it,' said Berkeley Councilwoman Lori Droste. She wasn't alone in her reaction to the confusing information about the power shutdown.
The utility said it has decided to implement the "public safety power shutoff" it began warning about Monday.
The city is stepping up efforts to determine why dangerous bacteria that may cause illness have been proliferating in Aquatic Park since early August, making the park off-limits for recreation in recent weeks.
"It's a miracle that we have a film," said the Frame of Mind founder on her Dalai Lama documentary.
A 27-year-old man reported to have pushed and hit a librarian after "masturbating to pornography" on a computer at the downtown Berkeley library is now facing criminal charges and a civil restraining order.