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.
Following a daylight shooting in August, the City Council agreed to install surveillance cameras in the south Berkeley park.
A 41-year-old Alameda man has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison in connection with a shooting that injured one person near San Pablo Park in 2015.
A man reported to have grabbed three women in the Elmwood and South Berkeley, and followed a high school student walking home alone, has been charged with sexual battery this month, according to court papers.
The plane is "assisting serving warrants," according to CHP.
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.
The reason African Americans and other minorities mostly live in South and West Berkeley can be traced back to government-supported racist housing practices.
The man is recovering from moderate injuries this week after a driver struck him in a crosswalk on Telegraph Avenue on Saturday night, police report.
Ben Bartlett's traffic stop in July, where he brought up the police contract and raise he supported, wasn't his first encounter with police in the past year, new records show.
Developers of a six-story, 50-unit housing complex on Adeline are moving forward with plans, having bought the project property and won a lawsuit brought by neighbors last year.
Berkeley’s newest mural, a three-year collaboration overseen by artist, educator and activist Edythe Boone, was unveiled on Ashby Avenue Saturday.