A woman was attacked and robbed when three people stole her Range Rover in a violent carjacking in South Berkeley on Thursday afternoon, according to police and community reports.
Berkeley School Board President Judy Appel and wife Alison Bernstein remain in the intensive care unit Sunday, after they were hit by a car while walking.
The Berkeley School Board president and her wife were struck by a car while walking in Berkeley just after midnight Friday and are in critical condition at a local hospital, according to police and community members.
The McGee Avenue Baptist Church is using a land trust model that could become more popular as a way to create affordable housing.
Phone records, photos and a Honda helped police zero in on a third suspect from gang-related shootings in April, court papers show. He's also been linked to two other gang shootings, including one on I-580, police say.
Neighbors and customers of a nearby family-owned coffee shop lost a battle in 2014 to prevent the opening of this Starbucks. The indy business shuttered, and now the Starbucks will too.
A group of neighbors has formed South Berkeley Now! to promote transit-oriented, low-income and service-enriched housing in the neighborhood along Adeline Street in South Berkeley.
More than a third of nearly 1,200 votes in Berkeleyside's non-scientific poll of worst paved streets in Berkeley went to one street. And, yes, we have video.
Citing the "tremendous" need for new housing in Berkeley, and its location near BART along key transit lines, officials overturned a zoning board vote to reject a five-story "co-housing" project at Shattuck and Ashby.
The South Berkeley father of nine became famous on the internet for a short video clip in which he questioned the taste of a police officer's shoes.
Zoning board commissioners somewhat regretfully approved a new five-story building in South Berkeley on Thursday, noting that state law largely tied their hands as far as changes they could make to the project.
Berkeley police arrested two men in connection with a gang-related shooting on Milvia Street in July that sent two teenagers to the hospital, according to court papers.
Gunfire drew police to South Berkeley on Tuesday night but no injuries have been reported, authorities say.