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.
A march by activists who hope to stop development at People's Park turned violent Tuesday when a driver ran over a bicycle and a homeless man, according to police and community reports.
Six people who had been sleeping in the park were arrested early Tuesday. The encampment had been set up on Jan. 4 to stop UC Berkeley from cutting down more trees.
The Streets Team program provides work experience to people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless with the goal that it will help them land paid employment.
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.
Tree chippers and work trucks pulled into People's Park in Berkeley early Friday morning to take out more than 40 trees and prune a number of others, UC Berkeley officials report.
Telegraph Avenue was her stomping ground, her nation. She spent her days at the Caffe Med, drinking coffee, watching the world pass by and writing poetry. The City Council gave her a lifetime achievement award.
Rigel Robinson, Aidan Hill and Ces Rosales all aim to represent the "student supermajority" District 7.
Many doubted it would ever come to pass, but construction work has started at the long-vacant lot at Haste Street and Telegraph Avenue in Southside Berkeley.
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.
A UC Berkeley graduate student dormitory at Telegraph and Haste got its latest approval from the zoning board Thursday, and appears — at long last — to be moving forward.
The sign was taken down to make building repairs. A new café should open in the same location later this year.
Two men with a gun robbed a 21-year-old in Berkeley's Southside neighborhood of his cellphone early Thursday morning, authorities report.