Firefighters rescued a mother and her teenage son off a second-floor balcony early Friday morning after someone set a fire outside their townhome on Stanton Street in South Berkeley, authorities report.
A Berkeley mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service has been charged with entering a South Berkeley man's home without permission in January, according to court papers obtained by Berkeleyside.
The small hotel is slated to open at an intersection near North Berkeley BART after stalled planning and a recession left the site vacant for more than 10 years.
One of Berkeley's few remaining black-owned businesses lasted through decades of ups and downs and outlived megastore competitors, but it couldn’t beat the impact of technology and gentrification.
The Berkeley postal carrier who was arrested Saturday after he allegedly yelled threatening comments at a local resident says the accusations are false and that he is a victim of “delivering while black.”
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.
Police have not said whether the injured man, who was not the intended target, is expected to survive. A parked car and at least two buildings also were damaged in the shooting.
A female pedestrian was pinned under a vehicle Tuesday evening during a traffic collision in North Berkeley, authorities report. She is in critical condition.
A man was shot, but expected to survive, during a volley of gunfire in South Berkeley on Friday evening, authorities say.
A high school girl walking in Berkeley on Thursday morning was held at gunpoint and raped, authorities report.
A 29-year-old Berkeley man reported to have attacked a female friend with his skateboard last week is now in jail facing robbery and assault charges, authorities report.
BioFuel Oasis on Ashby Avenue has launched a fundraising campaign to help it create an online store, get better signage, and buy a shipping container to use as storage on the site.