The Berkeley City Council voted 5-4 Tuesday night to send a 57-unit project back to the zoning board for a third review and changes to the design.
The city of Berkeley has installed 17 surveillance cameras in San Pablo Park in response to security concerns following shootings and other activity at the park in the recent past.
Berkeley officials have increased the reward money police can pay for tips about unsolved murders for the first time since 1998.
Zoning codes clustered single-family homes in neighborhoods like Thousand Oaks and the Elmwood and allowed duplexes on the flats, creating a city stratified by wealth and race. Officials may change this.
Cellphone records, a Chevy Impala and ammunition helped police link an Oakland felon to two gang-related shootings at Berkeley's San Pablo Park, according to court papers obtained by Berkeleyside this week.
Did a South Berkeley landlord try to kill his tenant last summer, or did a "distasteful" joke go terribly wrong?
Berkeley police arrested a convicted drug dealer over the weekend in connection with a stolen gun, methamphetamine and marijuana, authorities report.
Berkeley cited 1911 Harmon St. for code violations. When they were not corrected, the court appointed a receiver to make the repairs, which cost $600,000. The original owner has to come up with a repayment plan.
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.
Officers confiscated two loaded guns and a BB gun, and arrested three people, during several incidents in West Berkeley on Saturday, authorities report.
A small fire at Berkeley's Smokehouse burger shop has closed the business temporarily. After an unrelated fire at a Berkeley apartment building, a man was taken to the hospital.
The women are now in rehab after a devastating crash in January, according to a new update on their conditions.
A 26-year-old Berkeley woman crossing the street sustained injuries to her head and arm when a driver struck her Tuesday night, authorities report.