After containing the fire, firefighters continued to put out ‘hot spots’ for about 1.5 hours.
The man had stopped on University Avenue facing oncoming traffic with his engine running and his BMW in gear Wednesday, authorities report.
The city of Berkeley has announced a $50,000 reward for information leading to a conviction in the murder of 19-year-old Cal student Seth Smith on Monday night.
The young man found on Dwight Way late Monday night with a fatal gunshot wound to the head has been identified as a 19-year-old student who was set to begin his third year at UC Berkeley.
Berkeley police investigated the sound of gunfire late Tuesday night and found evidence of a shooting but no victims, authorities report.
Police in Berkeley are investigating the death of a man found with a gunshot wound to the head late Monday night.
It took 14 months for authorities to release their investigation into how Michael Hermon died from injuries he sustained during a fight at Santa Rita Jail in 2019. The Gulf War veteran had been one day shy of freedom.
Berkeley’s Chaparral House skilled nursing facility has had no COVID-19 infections or deaths to date, staff said Tuesday, despite being identified by the state as having had at least one coronavirus fatality there.
The city of Berkeley is set to move dozens of unhoused people into 18 RVs and a rehabbed house as part of a new respite program approved by officials Tuesday night in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The 24-year-old Mexican grocery store in Berkeley has long had a following, but business has gone way up during the pandemic.
La Quinta was set to open Friday as a respite for homeless individuals in Alameda County, including many who live in Berkeley, but now the deal is dead. Each side holds the other responsible for the breakdown.
City and county officials are setting up a new isolation site at the 113-bed LaQuinta Inn on University Avenue for homeless individuals who appear to be healthy, Berkeley’s city manager reported Wednesday evening.