Police are looking for a man who grabbed a woman on University Avenue in West Berkeley in February, authorities report. They released a video Monday and have asked for the public's help to identify him.
The small hotel is slated to open at an intersection near North Berkeley BART after stalled planning and a recession left the site vacant for more than 10 years.
Occupants in two different vehicles tried to steal an ATM from a Berkeley gas station early Tuesday morning, authorities report. The second time, the thieves succeeded.
Crews used a backhoe loader to remove piles of garbage that had built up over many weeks, including belongings discarded by a homeless encampment on the site.
Berkeley isn't cleaning it up because it says the land belongs to Caltrans, and the trash is the state's responsibility. Caltrans says it regularly cleans up the area.
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.
The city of Berkeley says the owner of 1698 University Ave. failed to meet conditions of a project permit for the site, including the preservation of trees.
An "exchange of gunfire" drew police to the Berkeley Marina on Thursday where they found casings and a man who had been pulled from the water with a "separate injury."
The man taken from a Berkeley motel room over the weekend "was kidnapped after a marijuana transaction went awry," police said this week.
Two teenagers with serious gunshot injuries drove themselves to the hospital Saturday night but are expected to survive, authorities in Berkeley report.
Fire crews in downtown Berkeley quickly brought a blaze at the old Ace Hardware building under control Monday night as neighbors were removed temporarily, authorities report.
A woman is in stable condition, and expected to survive, after a driver struck her as she walked on University Avenue in West Berkeley on Monday night, authorities report.
Last week, it was RVs at the Marina. This week, the city of Berkeley set its sights on Second and Cedar streets. Homeless campers in the area have been told they need to move.