Kala Bagai arrived in the U.S. with her family in 1915. Like many other Asians in Berkeley, she was discriminated against.
A man who drove head-on at high speed into a vehicle in Berkeley in 2018, fatally wounding a 91-year-old woman and reportedly leaving her daughter with permanent injuries, is set to appear in criminal court Tuesday.
Members of the public submitted nearly 1,000 proposals for the new name of a stretch of Shattuck Avenue. Now the list’s been whittled down to 10.
Police have arrested an Oakland man on suspicion of three unarmed bank robberies in Berkeley in January and one in Pinole, authorities report.
It’s rare when Berkeley has even one bank robbery, but Wednesday there were two.
Also: Gift store Pot-Pourri will open in North Berkeley in mid-January; and Radbird Fashion will move temporarily so its space can be retrofitted.
The change is part of a $10.3 million effort to reconfigure Shattuck and improve safety and traffic flow.
A driver struck a man walking in South Berkeley on Wednesday evening, leaving him with a head injury that required medical treatment, authorities report.
A man on a motorcycle sustained major injuries during a crash involving a vehicle Tuesday evening north of downtown Berkeley, authorities report.
As downtown Berkeley streets are reconfigured, the city is asking the public to weigh in on what one of the revamped stretches should be called.
New shop brings Korean and Japanese skincare and make-up to downtown Berkeley; plus beloved flower shop moves to Cal, and more.
A man and woman were stabbed while riding the escalator together from the downtown Berkeley BART station up to Shattuck Avenue early Tuesday morning, BART reports. They are expected to survive.